Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees
Wednesday, 6 May 2015
Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform: Select Sub-Committee on Public Expenditure and Reform
Statute Law Revision Bill 2015: Committee Stage
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I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, Deputy Simon Harris, and his officials. The purpose of the meeting is to consider Committee Stage of the Statute Law Revision Bill 2015 which was referred to the select sub-committee by order of the Dáil on 23 April.
I move amendment No. 1:
In page 8, line 22, to delete “S.R.O.R. 3rd ed.” and substitute “Rev. 1948”.
Amendments Nos. 1 and 4 are technical amendments to standardise the reference to the statutory rules and orders collection.
I move amendment No. 2:
In page 13, to delete lines 14 to 17 and substitute the following:
|10.||April 15, 1775 [L.G., Issue No. 11552]||Licence to Richard Gorges to use the name and arms of Meredyth||Meredyth Name and Arms Order 1775||Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht|
|11.||December 23, 1780 [L.G., Issue No. 12146]||Licence to Bryan Paul de Killikelly to use the name and arms of Lynch||Lynch Name and Arms Order 1780||Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht|
|12.||September 19, 1789 [L.G., Issue No. 13132]||Licence to Thomas Charles Tracy to use the name and arms of Leigh||Leigh Name and Arms Order 1789||Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht|
|13.||December 13, 1798 [D.G., Issue No. 6738]||Licence to Hugh Palliser Walters to use the name and arms of Palliser||Palliser Name and Arms Order 1798||Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht|
This amendment substitutes a new Part 3 table which includes three additional licences that were identified in recent research under the statute law revision programme following publication of the Bill, as initiated. They are being included now for completeness.
I move amendment No. 3:
In page 15, to delete lines 11 to 18 and substitute the following:
|29.||February 19, 1816 [D.G., Issue No. 9516]||Licence permitting the Right Honorable William Earl of Wicklow to resume his former paternal name and arms of Howard after his name of Forward||Howard Name and Arms Order 1816||Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht|
This is a drafting amendment which makes a minor alteration to the wording of the subject matter of the instrument to achieve greater consistency in language when referring to such licences. The specific change involves the deletion of the phrase "and his issue" which is considered to be unnecessary and which is not used in other similar licences referred to elsewhere in Schedule 1.