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Standing Order 114: Motion.

Tuesday, 3 December 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 558 No. 4

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Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Ms Hanafin): Information on Mary Hanafin Zoom on Mary Hanafin I move:

“(1) That, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders, the Resolution of the Dáil of 15th October, 2002, relating to Standing Order 114 is hereby rescinded.

(2) That, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders, with effect from 10th December, 2002, and until further notice in the 29th Dáil, Standing Order 114 is hereby amended by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph (5):

[908]‘(5)(i) Each group shall have the right to nominate a private member of the group either to move a motion standing in his or her name or to proceed with a Stage of a Bill in the Dáil.

(ii) The frequency with which each group may exercise this right shall be determined on the basis of the number of members in the groups;

(iii) the sequence in which the groups may exercise this right shall be as follows –

First Occasion on which private members' business is to be taken: Fine Gael

Next available occasion: Labour Party

Next available occasion: Technical Group

Next available occasion: Fine Gael

Next available occasion: Labour Party

Next available occasion: Technical Group

Next available occasion: Fine Gael

Next available occasion: Sequence to recommence.'.”

Question put and agreed to.


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