Dáil debates

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Proposed Authorisation by Dáil Éireann for the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission to Instruct Legal Representatives: Motion


12:45 pm

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

That Dáil Éireann, pursuant to section 4(2)(f)(iv) of the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission Acts 2003 to 2013, hereby authorises the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission to instruct legal representatives, in a manner that safeguards public funds, in relation to legal proceedings initiated against Deputy John McGuinness, Deputy Mary Lou McDonald, Deputy Shane Ross, Deputy Áine Collins, Deputy Paul J. Connaughton, Deputy John Deasy, Deputy Robert Dowds, Deputy Seán Fleming, Deputy Simon Harris, Deputy Eoghan Murphy, Deputy Gerald Nash, Deputy Derek Nolan and Deputy Kieran O’Donnell, in the matter of Angela Kerins v. Deputy John McGuinness and others (Record No. 2014/431JR) arising solely out of the performance by the members concerned of their parliamentary functions as members of Dáil Éireann.

Question put and agreed to.