Seanad debates

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Water Services Bill 2017: Motion for Earlier Signature


10:30 am

Photo of Paudie CoffeyPaudie Coffey (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 Water Services Bill 2017 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, 21; Níl, 7.

Tellers: Tá, Senators Gabrielle McFadden and John O'Mahony; Níl, Senators Rose Conway-Walsh and Trevor Ó Clochartaigh.

Question declared carried.

Sitting suspended at 2 p.m. and resumed at 3.30 p.m.