Joint Committee Environment, Culture and the Gaeltacht 2.15 p.m. 24 February 2015: The challenges and issues that exist for rural Ireland [Ms. Ann Phelan T.D., Minister of State for Rural Affairs at the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government]
Joint Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis 9.00 a.m. 26 Feb 2015 Hearing: Mr David McWilliams and Prof Terrence McDonough
Our new parliamentary TV channel is now available on UPC 207 and Sky 574
New report calls for voting rights for Irish abroad
The Health Committee is inviting submissions on the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill
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The first Six-Monthly Listing of S.I.s covering January to June 2014 can be accessed here
Pre-legislative scrutiny (PLS) by parliament
No. 8 of 2014
This Spotlight uses expert literature on legislative scrutiny and the experience of scrutiny in other parliaments to outline the purpose of pre-legislative scrutiny and the conditions under which it is most likely to be effective. It considers the approaches to, and the focus of, pre-legislative scrutiny in the Houses of the Oireachtas and other parliaments before outlining some of the possible impacts.
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The Oireachtas Public Petitions System presents an important new avenue for individuals to participate in the democratic process. Through submitting petitions online and by post, members of the public will be able to take their policy concerns directly to the heart of the Oireachtas.
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Joint Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis (Ordered November 2014):