Dáil debates

Wednesday, 8 June 2011

12:00 pm

Photo of Paul KehoePaul Kehoe (Minister of State and Government Chief Whip, Department of An Taoiseach; Wexford, Fine Gael)
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I move:

(1) That Select Committees as set out in column (1) of the Schedule hereto are hereby appointed pursuant to Standing Order 82A.

(2) Each Committee shall perform the functions set out in Standing Order 82A in respect of the Government Department or Departments listed in column (2) opposite each Committee (in anticipation of the coming into effect of the necessary Government Orders in relation to names of Departments and titles of Ministers and transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions).

(3) The number of members appointed to each Select Committee shall be as set out in column (3).

(4) Nine members shall be appointed to each sub-Committee standing established under Standing Order 82A(6).

(5) Each Select Committee shall have the powers defined in Standing Order 83(1), (2) and (3).

(6) Each Select Committee shall be joined with a Select Committee appointed by Seanad Éireann to form a Joint Committee to carry out the functions set out in Standing Order 82A, other than at paragraph (3) thereof.

(7) Each Joint Committee shall have the powers defined in Standing Orders 83 (other than paragraph (2A) thereof), 105 and 107.

(8) The Select Committee at row 6 of the Schedule shall have the powers defined in Standing Order 106(1)(b) and Standing Order 82A(6) shall not apply to the Committee.

(9) The Order of the Dáil of 9th March, 2011 in relation to the Standing Order 103 Select Committee is hereby rescinded and the Committee is accordingly dissolved.

Question put and agreed to.