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Pattison, Séamus

Wednesday, 27 March 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 551 Nbr. 3


Request to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 31.

Before coming to the Order of Business, I propose to deal with a number of related notices under Standing Order 31 from Deputies Flanagan and Sargent. I propose to call on the Deputies in the order...More Button

I now call Deputy Sargent.More Button

Having considered the matter fully, I do not consider it to be in accordance with Standing Order 31.More Button

I remind Members that the issue is before the Committee of Public Accounts again today and Members should not pre-empt the hearing of the committee in their remarks.More Button

It has been a long-standing ruling which was strictly observed at the committee's own request during the DIRT hearings.More Button

Order of Business.

There are six proposals to be put to the House. Is the late sitting agreed to? Agreed. Is the proposal for dealing with Nos. 25 to 30, inclusive, 30a, 30b and 65 without debate agreed...More Button

We are dealing with the second proposal on the Order of Business.More Button

The third proposal concerns No. 68, the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) (No 2) Bill, 2001. Is that agreed?More Button

Under Standing Orders, the Deputy is not allowed to make a contribution.More Button

Is the proposal to deal with No. 69, Report and Final Stages of the Pensions (Amendment) Bill, 2001 Seanad agreed? Agreed. The fifth proposal deals with No. 70, the Report and Final Stages...More Button

Is the final proposal for dealing with the sitting and business of the Dáil tomorrow agreed? Agreed. We will now have leaders' questions.More Button

Order, please. The Tánaiste, without interruption.More Button

Order, please.More Button

The Tánaiste, without interruption.More Button

The Tánaiste, without interruption.More Button

Please, Deputy Belton. You are being disorderly.More Button

Order, please. Let us hear Deputy Noonan without interruption.More Button

Order, the Tánaiste should be allowed to reply without interruption.More Button

Order, please.More Button

Order, please.More Button

The Tánaiste must not respond to interruptions.More Button

Order, please.More Button

That completes leaders' questions. I will now take other relevant questions on the Order of Business.More Button

Fluoride (Repeal of Enactments) Bill, 2002: First Stage.

Since this is a Private Members' Bill, Second Stage must, under Standing Orders, be taken in Private Members' time.More Button

Order of Business (Resumed).

The matter of a debate is not a matter for the Order of Business but one for the Whips.More Button

A query on an inquiry should be pursued by way of a parliamentary question.More Button

This is not in order.More Button

That should be pursued in another way. It is not in order on the Order of Business.More Button

That is out of order.More Button

The Deputy will have to pursue that in an orderly way. That concludes the Order of Business.More Button

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) (No. 2) Bill, 2001: Report and Final Stages.

Amendment No. 1 is consequential on Amendment No. 16. Amendments Nos. 1 and 16 are alternatives to Amendments Nos. 11 to 15, inclusive. Amendments Nos. 11 to 15, inclusive, form a composite proposa...More Button

Bill recommitted in respect of amendment No. 1.More Button

Competition Bill, 2001 [ Seanad ] : Report and Final Stages.

A recommittal of the Bill is necessary in respect of amendment No. 1 as it does not arise out of Committee proceedings.More Button

Bill recommitted in respect of amendment No. 1.More Button

Amendments Nos. 1 and 42 are consequential on amendment No. 43. Amendments Nos. 1, 42 and 43 can be taken together by agreement.More Button

Amendments Nos. 2 and 3 are cognate and may be discussed together, by agreement.More Button

Amendments Nos. 5, 6, 7, and 8 form an alternative composite proposal to amendment No. 4, and all may be discussed together by agreement.More Button

Amendment No. 9 is in the name of the Minister. Amendment No. 10 is related and amendment No. 11 is an alternative to amendment No. 10. It is proposed to discuss amendments Nos. 9, 10 and 11 togeth...More Button

Is the Deputy replying or is he using his two minutes?More Button

Amendments Nos. 34 and 36 are related and may be discussed together, by agreement.More Button

As it is now 11 p.m., I am required to put the following question in accordance with an order of the Dáil of this day: “That the amendments set down by the Tánaiste and Minister for E...More Button

The Bill, which was considered by virtue of Article 20.2.2º of the Constitution as a Bill initiated in Dáil Éireann, will now be sent to the Seanad.More Button

Message From Seanad.

Seanad Éireann has passed the Road Traffic Bill, 2002, without amendment; the Arramara Teoranta (Acquisition of Shares) Bill, 2001, without recommendation; and the Gas (Interim Regulations) ...More Button

Estimates for Public Services, 2002: Message from Select Committee.

The Select Committee on Finance and the Public Service has completed its consideration of Vote 44, the Supplementary Estimate for Public Services for service in the year ending on the 31st day of D...More Button