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Civil Registration Bill 2019: Second Stage (19 Feb 2019)

Regina Doherty: I really appreciate the support of Deputies on all sides of the House and their co-operation in passing this legislation which has been too long in the waiting, but that is why we are placing the provisions in a stand-alone Bill in order to prioritise it, not just from a Government perspective but also from the perspective of all of us. We want to fix this anomaly in order that we can aid...

Civil Registration Bill 2019: Second Stage (19 Feb 2019)

Question put and agreed to.

Civil Registration Bill 2019: Referral to Select Committee (19 Feb 2019)

Civil Registration Bill 2019: Referral to Select Committee (19 Feb 2019)

Regina Doherty: I move:That the Bill be referred to the Select Committee on Employment Affairs and Social Protection pursuant to Standing Orders 84A(3)(a) and 149(1).

Civil Registration Bill 2019: Referral to Select Committee (19 Feb 2019)

Question put and agreed to.

Civil Registration Bill 2019: Second Stage (19 Feb 2019)

Willie O'Dea: We will certainly not be opposing the Bill. We welcome it, but if anything should come from this debate, it is knowing when we will have a commencement date. Will the Minister give us a reasonable indication as to when there will be a commencement date for Parts 2, 3 and 9? This has been promised on various occasions in the past three or four years, meanwhile the people who are depending...

Civil Registration Bill 2019: Second Stage (19 Feb 2019)

Willie Penrose: This is a very important Bill. The Labour Party is unambiguously and unequivocally in support of early implementation of this legislation. We are all aware of the objectives of the Civil Registration Bill 2019 which is bringing forward several amendments which are extremely technical. I concur with Deputy O'Dea that it is extremely difficult for an ordinary individual who has no lawyerly...

Civil Registration Bill 2019: Second Stage (19 Feb 2019)

John Brady: I am supposed to be sharing my time with Deputy O'Reilly, if she comes into the Chamber. Sinn Féin will support the Bill as it is largely technical in nature. The Bill marks welcome progress in finally commencing key parts of the Children and Family Relationships Act 2015, four years after it was passed. I wish to comment on the delays in its commencement. The Children and Family...

Civil Registration Bill 2019: Second Stage (19 Feb 2019)

Louise O'Reilly: I welcome the Bill. I understand the inconsistencies and oversights which this legislation seeks to correct. I also understand the other issues that it seeks to address. I will speak about the technical changes and the impact they will have for same-sex couples. While I welcome the legislation, it is important that we be cognisant of the difficulties the State has caused for same-sex...

Civil Registration Bill 2019: Order for Second Stage (19 Feb 2019)

Civil Registration Bill 2019: Order for Second Stage (19 Feb 2019)

Civil Registration Bill 2019: Order for Second Stage (19 Feb 2019)

Regina Doherty: I move: "That Second Stage be taken now."

Civil Registration Bill 2019: Order for Second Stage (19 Feb 2019)

Question put and agreed to.

Civil Registration Bill 2019: Second Stage (19 Feb 2019)

Civil Registration Bill 2019: Second Stage (19 Feb 2019)

Regina Doherty: I move: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time." I am pleased to have the opportunity to introduce this important legislation to the House. We live in a changing society that has a more diverse range of family formations than in the relatively recent past. It is important that we reflect this in our laws and how we recognise family units. I fully intend for civil registration...

European Defence Agency Project: Motion (19 Feb 2019)

Seán Ó Fearghaíl: The Minister of State cannot because I am afraid he is out of time.

European Defence Agency Project: Motion (19 Feb 2019)

Gino Kenny: The Minister of State has talked a load of rubbish for the past five minutes.

European Defence Agency Project: Motion (19 Feb 2019)

Paul Kehoe: There is one issue on which I want to offer assurance. Deputy Jack Chambers spoke about the pay and conditions of members of the Defence Forces. This project has the full support of military management. Perhaps the Deputy will go back and read also that military management fully supported the joint submission-----

European Defence Agency Project: Motion (19 Feb 2019)

Jack Chambers: From the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform?

European Defence Agency Project: Motion (19 Feb 2019)

Paul Kehoe: -----made by both the Department of Defence-----

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