Tuesday, 17 February 2009
Message from Dáil
The House has received the following message from the Dáil. Dáil Éireann has agreed, on 11 February 2009, to amendments Nos. 1 to 70, inclusive, and amendments Nos. 72 to 83, inclusive, made by Seanad Éireann to the Charities Bill 2007. Dáil Éireann has agreed to amendment No. 71 with the following amendment:
In paragraph (d), all words after "a collection box shall" deleted and the following substituted:
"(i) in the case of a cash collection on behalf of a charitable organisation, bear the name and registered number of the charitable organisation on behalf of which the collection is being made, and
(ii) in the case of a cash collection on behalf of a body other than a charitable organisation, bear the name of the body on behalf of which the collection is being made,
in a prominent and clearly legible manner.".
to which the agreement of Seanad Éireann is desired.
Members can see the text of the message from the Dáil outlining its decision on the amendments made by the Seanad to the Charities Bill 2007. The message is reproduced on today's Order Paper.