Seanad debates

Thursday, 19 July 2012

12:00 pm

Photo of Maurice CumminsMaurice Cummins (Fine Gael)
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I move:

(1) That, notwithstanding anything in the Standing Orders relative to Public Business, on Friday, 20th July, 2012 the Seanad shall meet at 10 a.m. and the following arrangements shall apply:

(a) Standing Orders 29 and 30 shall stand suspended;

(b) there shall be no Order of Business.

(c) the business to be taken shall be confined to

(i) Committee and remaining Stages of the Residential Institutions Statutory Fund Bill 2012 which shall conclude no later than 12.30 p.m., and

(ii) Report and final Stages of the Electoral (Amendment) (Political Funding) Bill 2011 which shall conclude no later than 1.30 p.m

No other business shall be taken unless the Seanad shall otherwise order on motion made by the Leader of the House or such other Senator as he may authorise in that behalf.

Question and put and agreed to.