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Arrangements for Business
Tuesday to Thursday, 16 - 18 May 2017


Deputy Michael Moynihan (Rapporteur):

Announcement of Business for the Week:

Tuesday’s business shall be Item 5, Motions re. EU Regulation in Justice Area and in Insolvency Proceedings (Referral to Committee); Item 6, Financial Resolutions for Minerals Development Bill 2015 [Seanad]; Item 7, Motion re. Ministerial rota for Parliamentary Questions; Item 7a, Motion to Instruct Committee on Minerals Development Bill 2015 and Item 16, Civil Liability (Amendment) Bill 2017 Second Stage (resumed). Private Members’ Business shall be Second Stage of Item 28, Equal Participation in Schools Bill 2016, selected by Solidarity-PBP.

Wednesday’s business shall be Item 17, Planning and Development Bill (Amendment) Bill 2016 Order for Report, Report and Final Stages and Item 18, Criminal Justice Bill 2016 (changed from Bail Bill 2016) Order for Report, Report and Final Stages. Private Members’ Business shall be Item 108, Motion re. Consumer impact of increased insurance costs, selected by Fianna Fáil. 

Thursday’s business shall be Item 18, Criminal Justice (Offences Relating to Information Systems) Bill 2016 (Amendments from the Seanad); Item 2, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Bill 2017 Order for Second Stage and Second Stage. Second Stage of Item 31, Residential Tenancies (Housing Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) (Amendment) Bill 2016 will be debated in the evening slot.

Announcement of Proposed Arrangements for this week’s business:

In relation to Tuesday’s business, it is proposed that:
(1) Motions re. EU Regulation in Justice Area and in Insolvency Proceedings (Referral to Committee); Financial Resolutions for the Minerals Development Bill 2015 [Seanad] (which shall be moved together and decided by a single question); and Motion re. Ministerial rota for Parliamentary Questions will be taken without debate, and any division demanded thereon shall be taken immediately;
(2) The Motion to instruct the Committee shall conclude within 60 minutes and the speeches shall be confined to a Minister or Minister of State and the main spokespersons, or a member nominated in their stead, and shall not exceed 7.5 minutes each and any division demanded thereon shall be taken immediately; and
(3) Second Stage of the Equal Participation in Schools Bill 2016 shall be brought to a conclusion (if not previously concluded) at 10.00 p.m.

In relation to Thursday’s business, it is proposed that the Amendments from the Seanad on the Criminal Justice (Offences Relating to Information Systems) Bill 2016 shall be taken after Questions on Promised Legislation and the weekly divisions will take place on the conclusion of the Amendments from the Seanad.

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