Seanad debates

Thursday, 23 January 2014

Local Government Reform Bill 2013: Motion for Earlier Signature


11:20 am

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

That, pursuant to subsection 2° of section 2 of Article 25 of the Constitution, Seanad Éireann concurs with the Government in a request to the President to sign the Local Government Reform Bill 2013 on a date which is earlier than the fifth day after the date on which the Bill shall have been presented to him.”.

Question put:

The Seanad divided: Tá, 23; Níl, 18.

Tellers: Tá, Senators Paul Coghlan and Aideen Hayden; Níl, Senators Paschal Mooney and Diarmuid Wilson.

Question declared carried.