Seanad debates

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Electoral (Civil Society Freedom) (Amendment) Bill 2019: First Stage

 

2:30 pm

Photo of Lynn RuaneLynn Ruane (Independent)
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I move:

That leave be granted to introduce a Bill entitled an Act to amend the Electoral Act 1997 to protect the right to freedom of association and expression for civil society organisations in Ireland and to provide for related matters.

Photo of Paul CoghlanPaul Coghlan (Fine Gael)
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Is there a seconder?

Photo of Kevin HumphreysKevin Humphreys (Labour)
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I second the proposal.

Question put and agreed to.

Photo of Paul CoghlanPaul Coghlan (Fine Gael)
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When is it proposed to take Second Stage?

Photo of Lynn RuaneLynn Ruane (Independent)
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Next Tuesday.

Photo of Paul CoghlanPaul Coghlan (Fine Gael)
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Is that agreed? Agreed.

Second Stage ordered for Tuesday, 21 May 2019.