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Collins, Niall

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Personal Insolvency Bill: Report Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

I agree that people should have to trade down their vehicles. It is also reasonable to provide for a car that is appropriate to people's needs and the needs of their families, which is more import...More Button

Will the Minister consider this matter before the Bill goes to the Seanad for Report Stage, as was agreed with regard to the jewellery amendment which we discussed last night? We should be pract...More Button

I move amendment No. 51:More Button

On that basis, I will withdraw it.More Button

  Amendment, by leave, withdrawn. More Button

I welcome the amendment.More Button

  Amendment agreed to.More Button

I move amendment No. 100:More Button

Could the Minister clarify one point?More Button

If the intermediary draws up the arrangement with the debtor, can the insolvency service alter that arrangement prior to presenting it without recourse to the debtor?More Button

That is satisfactory.More Button

I move amendment No. 109:More Button

I move amendment No. 120:More Button

I move amendment No. 121:More Button

  Question, "That the words proposed to be deleted stand", put and declared carried.More Button

  Amendment declared lost.More Button

I move amendment No. 122:More Button

  Question, "That the words proposed to be deleted stand", put and declared carried.More Button

  Amendment declared lost.More Button

I move amendment No. 123:More Button

  Question, "That the words proposed to be deleted stand", put and declared carried.More Button

  Amendment declared lost.More Button

I move amendment No. 124:More Button

  Question, "That the words proposed to be deleted stand", put and declared carried.More Button

  Amendment declared lost.More Button

I move amendment No. 125:More Button

  Question, "That the words proposed to be deleted stand", put and declared carried.More Button

  Amendment declared lost.More Button

I move amendment No. 126:More Button

  Question, "That the words proposed to be deleted stand", put and declared carried.More Button

  Amendment declared lost.More Button

I move amendment No. 127:More Button

  Question, "That the words proposed to be deleted stand", put and declared carried.More Button

  Amendment declared lost.More Button

I move amendment No. 130:More Button

Personal Insolvency Bill 2012: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage

I move amendment No. 131:More Button

  Question, "That the words proposed to be deleted stand", put and declared carried.More Button

  Amendment declared lost.More Button

I move amendment No. 132:More Button

I accept the Minister's comments on my proposal of one year versus the proposed three years he intends to provide for in the Seanad. When he is making the provision for three years, will he put a ...More Button

Personal Insolvency Bill 2012: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage (Continued)

The legislation refers to a figure of €3 million. Can the Minister give us an insight into how he arrived at the figure of €3 million? If one had an average mortgage in the region of €250,000-€28...More Button

There is uncertainty in respect of the ECB. Did the Minister have discussions on the issue with members of the troika when they were in town recently? What did the members of the troika say abo...More Button

The perception exists, rightly or wrongly, that by setting the limit at €3 million, many high net worth individuals will be facilitated instead of having to go through bankruptcy. If a person ente...More Button

I wish to speak to the group of amendments because I may not get a chance to move mine if the others fall. I am sure the Minister will appreciate that this is the elephant in the room concerning t...More Button

No. They are all the same.More Button

I move amendment No. 186:More Button

I move amendment No. 194:More Button

Will the Minister flag any proposed amendments in the Seanad and any other items which have not come up for discussion here in order to give us a heads-up? In regard to the governance of the insol...More Button

Will it be done through the public advertising of positions and interviewing? Has the Minister information on that? Also, will the Minister give us an overview of how he envisages the regulation...More Button

There will not be a board?More Button

They can have tomorrow off.More Button

EU Battlegroups

Asked the Minister for Defence: if he will provide an update on Ireland's participation in the Austro-German Battlegroup; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button