Seanad debates

Friday, 20 March 2020

An Bille Sláinte (Caomhnú agus Cosaint agus Bearta Éigeandála eile ar mhaithe le Leas an Phobail), 2020: Céim an Choiste agus na Céimeanna a bheidh Fágtha - Health (Preservation and Protection and other Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) Bill 2020: Committee and Remaining Stages

 

11:00 am

Photo of Maire DevineMaire Devine (Sinn Fein)

I move amendment No. 26:

In page 16, after line 20, to insert the following: Amendment of

12. The is amended by the insertion of the following new section after section 14A:
“Consideration by Bureau of application for vetting disclosure in the exceptional circumstances of Covid-19
14B. (1) A vetting disclosure for healthcare workers who have returned to service for the term of the emergency period outlined in the Health (Preservation and Protection and other Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) Act 2020in the following exceptional circumstances can be granted a member of An Garda Síochána not below the rank of Inspector.
(2) An existing certificate which has been granted by the Bureau for another activity over the previous 12 months in respect of the person who is required to provide vetting will suffice for the term of the emergency period outlined in the Health (Preservation and Protection and other Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) Act 2020.”.”.

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