Dáil debates

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Sittings and Business of the Dáil: Motion

 

12:45 pm

Photo of Joan BurtonJoan Burton (Minister, Department of Social Protection; Dublin West, Labour)
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I move:

That, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders, unless the Dáil shall otherwise order, the following arrangements shall apply in relation to the sittings of the Dáil on 14th, 15th and 16th October, 2014:

(i) there shall be no Order of Business within the meaning of Standing Order 26 on Tuesday;

(ii) Leaders’ Questions shall not be taken on Tuesday;

(iii) oral questions shall not be taken on Tuesday and Wednesday;

(iv) topical issues may not be raised under the provisions of Standing Order 27A on Tuesday and Wednesday;

(v) matters may not be raised under the provisions of Standing Order 32 on Tuesday and Wednesday;

(vi) the Dáil shall sit at 10.30 a.m. on Wednesday, and the first item of business to be taken shall be Leaders' Questions, followed by the Order of Business; and

(vii) private members' business shall not be taken on Tuesday and Wednesday, but shall be taken on Thursday.”

Question put and agreed to.