Dáil debates

Thursday, 15 February 2007

Finance Bill 2007: Allocation of Time Motion

 

11:00 am

Photo of Séamus BrennanSéamus Brennan (Minister, Department of Social and Family Affairs; Dublin South, Fianna Fail)
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I move:

That, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders:

(1) The proceedings in the Select Committee on Finance and the Public Service on the Finance Bill 2007 shall be brought to a conclusion in accordance with the following timetable:—

Date: Proceedings:To conclude not later than:
Tuesday, 20th FebruaryChapters 1 and 2 (part) of Part 1 (sections 1 to 13)2 p.m.
Chapters 2 (contd.) and 3 (part) of Part 1 (sections 14 to 25)5.30 p.m
Chapter 3 (contd.) of Part 1 (including sections 26 to 40)8 p.m.
Wednesday, 21st February Chapters 4 and 5 of Part 1 (including sections 41 to 51)1 p.m.
Parts 2 and 3 (including sections 52 to 89)5 p.m.
Parts 4, 5 and 6 (including sections 90 to 108)8 p.m.
Thursday, 22nd FebruaryPart 7 (sections 109 to 118), the Schedules and the Title1.30 p.m.

and where proceedings have not concluded by the stated time, they shall be brought to a conclusion by one question, which shall be put from the Chair, and which shall, in relation to amendments, include only those set down or accepted by the Minister for Finance or a Minister of State, nominated as substitute on his behalf, and the question shall dispose of all amendments addressed to the Part of the Bill to which they refer.

(2) Where a division is claimed on the proceedings on the Finance Bill 2007, in the Select Committee on Finance and the Public Service, other than on a question put as provided for in accordance with paragraph (1), the taking of such division and the putting of any question contingent thereon shall be postponed until—

(a) immediately before the time next appointed for the putting of a question in accordance with paragraph (1), or

(b) in the event of such question not being put, when proceedings in Committee on the matters which would have been decided by the putting of such question have been otherwise completed.

(3) The Select Committee shall, in accordance with Standing Order 85, send a message to the Dáil in relation to the completion of its consideration of the Finance Bill 2007 not later than Thursday, 22 February 2007.

Question put and agreed to.