Seanad debates

Friday, 26 March 2021

Electoral (Amendment) (Voting at 16) Bill 2021: First Stage

 

10:30 am

Photo of Malcolm ByrneMalcolm Byrne (Fianna Fail)
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I move:

That leave be given to introduce a Bill entitled an Act to reduce to sixteen years the age at which a person is entitled to be registered as a European Parliament and Local Government Elector, and to provide for related matters.

Photo of Joe O'ReillyJoe O'Reilly (Fine Gael)
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Is there a seconder?

Erin McGreehan (Fianna Fail)
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I second the proposal.

Question put and agreed to.

Photo of Joe O'ReillyJoe O'Reilly (Fine Gael)
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When is it proposed to take Second Stage?

Photo of Malcolm ByrneMalcolm Byrne (Fianna Fail)
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On Good Friday, 2 April.

Photo of Joe O'ReillyJoe O'Reilly (Fine Gael)
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Is that agreed? Agreed.

Second Stage ordered for Friday, 2 April 2021.