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Urban Regeneration and Housing (Amendment) Bill 2018: First Stage (21 Jun 2018)

Mick Wallace: I move:That leave be granted to introduce a Bill entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of the Urban Regeneration and Housing Act 2015, which concerns the Vacant Site Levy; to increase the vacant site levy and make changes to some of the provisions of the levy; to allow owners of sites deemed vacant, the opportunity to enter into negotiations with the relevant Local Authority, or State Agency, to...

Urban Regeneration and Housing (Amendment) Bill 2018: First Stage (21 Jun 2018)

Mick Wallace: I move: "That the Bill be taken in Private Members' time."

United States Immigration Policy: Motion (20 Jun 2018)

Mick Wallace: It is not easy for a small country to influence much of what happens in the world, but being small does not mean that we are not entitled to a voice. We have a right and a responsibility to speak for justice worldwide. We should be neutral. Obviously, having a large and powerful army makes a country powerful. Likewise, controlling much of the world's big business makes a country...

Offences against the State (Amendment) Act 1998 and Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009: Motions (13 Jun 2018)

Mick Wallace: Over the years, we have made the usual arguments in here about how this legislation should be altered so the State would not be in violation of its human rights obligations under international law. Obviously, however, the main parties have a different idea. The refusal of succession of Ministers for Justice and Equality to pay any attention to this - despite all the statements from the...

Leaders' Questions (Resumed) (12 Jun 2018)

Mick Wallace: When the assets were moved to NAMA for more than €30 billion it was not expected that the agency would just get its €30 billion back. The assets were valued at over €74 billion before they went to NAMA. That was their book value in the banks. It was expected that they would reach somewhere in between, at least, which would put the figure around €60 billion. The...

Leaders' Questions (Resumed) (12 Jun 2018)

Mick Wallace: Can the Taoiseach stand over that? How does NAMA get away with treating the constitutional officer responsible for public audit in the State so badly?

Leaders' Questions (Resumed) (12 Jun 2018)

Mick Wallace: Does the Taoiseach not think the Minister for Finance, Deputy Donohoe, should answer the questions and not get NAMA to answer questions about it? Does the Taoiseach think it is okay for the Minister for Finance to send NAMA the questions, so it can answer the questions? One could not make it up. What is going on in this place?

Leaders' Questions (Resumed) (12 Jun 2018)

Mick Wallace: Not true.

Leaders' Questions (Resumed) (12 Jun 2018)

Mick Wallace: It has ended up with a deficit.

Leaders' Questions (Resumed) (12 Jun 2018)

Mick Wallace: It has lost about €20 billion and the Taoiseach knows it.

Leaders' Questions (Resumed) (12 Jun 2018)

Mick Wallace: It is €20 billion.

Leaders' Questions (Resumed) (12 Jun 2018)

Mick Wallace: Has the Taoiseach seen the results?

Leaders' Questions (Resumed) (12 Jun 2018)

Mick Wallace: Judge Charleton has not reported.

Leaders' Questions (Resumed) (12 Jun 2018)

Mick Wallace: The Taoiseach is out of order.

Leaders' Questions (Resumed) (12 Jun 2018)

Mick Wallace: Tomorrow, it will be a year to the day since the setting up of the commission of investigation into the National Asset Management Agency, NAMA, under Mr. Justice Cooke. The second interim report landed on the Taoiseach's desk last week, which shows that NAMA does what it likes. Mr. Justice Cooke asked NAMA for the 40,000 documents it gave to the Comptroller and Auditor General for his...

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage (31 May 2018)

Mick Wallace: I move amendment No. 105:In page 40, between lines 4 and 5, to insert the following:"(4) In the performance of its functions under this Act, a relevant Committee shall be prohibited from any consideration of an applicant’s political affiliation. (5) In the performance of its functions under this Act, the Government shall be prohibited from any consideration of an applicant's political...

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage (31 May 2018)

Mick Wallace: I move amendment No. 88:In page 29, to delete lines 28 to 40 and substitute the following:“42.(1) Where—(a) the judicial office of Chief Justice, President of the Court of Appeal or President of the High Court stands vacant, or (b) the Minister reasonably apprehends that any of those offices will stand vacant,the Minister shall request the Commission to seek applications on the...

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage (31 May 2018)

Mick Wallace: I move amendment No. 89:In page 30, to delete lines 1 to 3 and substitute the following:“(4) In deliberating or making a recommendation to the Government pursuant to this section, the eligible members of the Commission who have made an application referred to in subsection (1)shall not sit as members of the Commission.”.

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage (31 May 2018)

Mick Wallace: I move amendment No. 90:In page 30, between lines 3 and 4, to insert the following:“(5) In deliberating or making a recommendation to the Government pursuant to this section, the Commission shall have regard, in addition to the principles in section 7, to the objective criteria in the published statement in relation to this section.”.

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