Dáil debates

Thursday, 18 October 2007

Passports Bill 2007: Order for Second Stage

 

Bill entitled an Act to provide for the issue by the Minister for Foreign Affairs on the authority of the Government of passports to Irish citizens to be used by them as evidence of identity and citizenship, to provide for the processing of personal data, including biometric data, for the issue of passports and the maintenance of the integrity of the system for issuing passports, to provide for the cancellation and surrender of passports in certain circumstances, to provide for offences relating to passports, to provide for the issue of emergency travel certificates in certain circumstances, to amend the Diplomatic and Consular Officers (Provision of Services) Act 1993 and to provide for related matters.

12:00 pm

Photo of Michael KittMichael Kitt (Minister of State with special responsibility for Overseas Development, Department of Foreign Affairs; Galway East, Fianna Fail)
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I move: "That Second Stage be taken now."

Question put and agreed to.