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Seanad debates

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union: Motion

 

10:30 am

Photo of Jerry ButtimerJerry Buttimer (Fine Gael)
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I move:

hat the Order of the Seanad of 23 February, 2017, as amended by the Order of 13 April 2017, relating to the Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, be amended by the addition of the following paragraphs after paragraph (7):

‘(8) When the Committee has made its final report to Seanad Éireann it may engage with elected representatives and related parties in Great Britain and Northern Ireland in respect of the findings and recommendations made in that report.

(9) For the purpose of paragraph (8) and notwithstanding paragraph (4) the Committee shall continue to have only the powers defined in paragraphs (1), (2) and (9) of Standing Order 71.

(10) The Committee shall report to Seanad Éireann not later than 31 December 2017, in respect of any activity undertaken in accordance with paragraph (8) and shall thereupon stand dissolved.’.”

Question put and agreed to.