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Schedule for Week Commencing 27 November 2017


Dé Máirt/Tuesday, 28/11/2017

Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Joint) CR2, LH 2000 10 a.m.
(a) 10 a.m.
(b) 5 p.m.
AGENDA: Session A - 10 a.m.  Private Meeting
Session B -  5 p.m: An Post and the Post Office Network (resumed) [Officials from the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment,
Representatives from: An Post; Irish Postmasters' Union; Tico Mail Works; Age Action Ireland]

Session C - 7.00 p.m: Engagement with Mr. Geoffrey Meagher, Chairperson Designate of Bord na Móna

Children and Youth Affairs (Joint) CR1, LH 2000 1.30 p.m.
AGENDA: The August 2017 Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Inspection Report on Oberstown Children Detention Campus [Representatives from Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA)]

Business, Enterprise and Innovation (Joint) CR4, LH 2000 4 p.m.
AGENDA: The Cost of Doing Business (resumed)
Session A  [Representatives from Convenience Stores and Newsagents Association,Retail Grocery Dairy and Allied Trades Association and National Off-Licence Association]
Session B [Representatives from Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers, and Insurance Ireland]

Agriculture, Food and the Marine (Joint) CR1, LH 2000 4.30 p.m.
AGENDA: (i) Scrutiny of EU legislative proposals:
Schedule A: COM(2017)424 Proposal for amending Regulation (EU) No 1380/2013 on the Common Fisheries Policy; COM(2017)619 Proposal for a Council Regulation (correction of production levies in the sugar sector for 1999/2000 and 2000/2001 marketing years)
Schedule B: COM(2017)483; COM(2017)484; COM(2017)486; COM(2017)556; COM(2017)595; and COM(2017)596; and
(ii) Pre Council meeting and Sea Fisheries Sustainability Impact Assessment  Report [Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine]

Agriculture, Food and the Marine (Select) CR1, LH 2000 6.45 p.m.
AGENDA: 2017 Supplementary Estimates for Public Services - Vote 30 (Agriculture, Food and the Marine) [Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine]

Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach (Joint) CR3, LH 2000 7.15 p.m.
AGENDA: Session A: Further Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: COMs(2017)536, 537, 538 and 539 collectively referred to as the 'ESA Package' [Representatives from the Central Bank of Ireland, Department of Finance; and Irish Funds]
Session B: (i) Review of Ireland's Corporation Tax Code; and (ii) Matters arising from the publication of the Paradise Papers [Mr. Seamus Coffey, Lecturer in Economics]


Dé Céadaoin/Wednesday, 29/11/2017

Health (Joint) CR3, LH 2000 9 a.m.
AGENDA: ‘Primary Care Expansion’ as recommended in the Sláintecare Report
Session A: 9 a.m. [Representatives from the Irish College of General Practitioners; and the National Association of General Practitioners]
Session B: 10.30 a.m. [Representatives from the Irish Medical Organisation; and the Irish Congress of Trade Unions]

Housing, Planning and Local Government (Joint) CR1, LH 2000 9 a.m.
AGENDA: Detailed Scrutiny of the Prohibition of Micro-Plastics Bill 2016 [PMB] [Officials from the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government]

Justice and Equality (Joint) CR2, LH 2000 9 a.m.
AGENDA: Right to Die with Dignity (Resumed) [Professor Des O’Neill, Dr Louise Campbell, and Disability Action (NI)]

Rural and Community Development (Joint) CR4, LH 2000 9 a.m.
AGENDA: Action Plan for Rural Development [Department of Rural and Community Development]

Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (Joint) CR4, LH 2000 1.30 p.m.
AGENDA: Scrutiny of the Heritage Bill 2016 [Seanad] [Representatives from Irish Farmers Association, Irish Natura & Hill Farmers Association, BirdWatch Ireland and The Inland Waterways Association of Ireland]

Eighth Amendment of the Constitution (Joint) CR3, LH 2000 1.30 p.m.
AGENDA: Session A: Termination in cases of foetal abnormality [Dr. Peter Thompson, Consultant in Maternal Fetal Medicine, Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust]
Session B: Ancillary recommendations of the Citizens' Assembly Report [Officials from the Department of Education and Skills; Officials from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs]

Transport, Tourism and Sport (Select) CR2, LH 2000 1.30 p.m.
AGENDA: 2017 Supplementary Estimate for Public Services – Vote 31 (Transport, Tourism and Sport)[Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport]

European Union Affairs (Joint) CR1, LH 2000 2 p.m.
AGENDA: The Future of Europe (resumed)
Session A: 2.00 p.m. [Dr Eoin O’Neill and Dr Finbarr Brereton, Lecturers in Environmental Policy, University College Dublin (UCD) Earth Institute; Mr Michael Ewing, Coordinator, and Mr Oisín Coghlan, Director, Friends of the Earth Ireland and member of the Steering Committee of the Environmental Pillar, The Environmental Pillar]
Session B: 3.00 p.m. [Mr Paul Ginnell, Policy Officer, European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) Ireland; Dr Seán Healy, CEO, Social Justice Ireland]

Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach (Select) CR4, LH 2000 4.45 p.m.
AGENDA: 2017 Supplementary Estimate for Public Services - Vote 5 (Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions) [Mr Joe McHugh, Government Chief Whip and Minister of State Department of the Taoiseach with responsibility for Gaeilge, Gaeltacht and the Islands]

Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence (Select) CR1, LH 2000 4.45 p.m.
AGENDA: Motions regarding Ireland’s participation in two European Defence Agency Projects: 
(i) Joint Procurement Arrangement for EU SatCom Market 
(ii) European Centre for Manual Neutralisation Capabilities (ECMAN) pursuant to section 2 of the Defence (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009. [Minister of State at the Departments of An Taoiseach and Defence with special responsibility for Defence]

Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach (Joint) CR4, LH 2000 6.15 p.m.
AGENDA: Taxation matters arising from the publication of the ‘Paradise Papers’ [Mr Niall Cody, Chairman, Office of the Revenue Commissioners


Déardaoin/Thursday, 30/11/2017

Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence (Joint) CR1, LH 2000 9 a.m.

AGENDA: Session A - 9 a.m. The current situation in Palestine [Representatives from Sadaka]
Session B - 11 a.m.  Review of the Irish aid Programme (resumed) [Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade and Minister of State with special responsibility for the Diaspora and International Development]

Justice and Equality (Select) CR4, LH 2000 9 a.m.
AGENDA: 2017 Supplementary Estimate for Public Services - Justice and Equality Vote (Vote 20) (Subject to Referral) [Minister for Justice and Equality]

Public Accounts CR3, LH 2000 9 a.m.
AGENDA: (i) Business of the Committee
(ii) C&AG Report 2016 Chapter 20: Corporation Tax receipts

Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach (Select) CR2, LH 2000 9.30 a.m.
AGENDA: Session A: 2017 Supplementary Estimates for Public Services - Vote 12 (Superannuation and Retired Allowances) and Vote 17 (Public Appointments Service) [Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform]
Future of Mental Health Care (Joint) CR4, LH 2000 10 a.m. 
AGENDA: Update on the implementation of 'A Vision for Change' [Officials from the Health Service Executive (HSE)]

Dáil Business R160 5-Storey Block 10.30 a.m.
AGENDA: Private Meeting

Employment Affairs and Social Protection (Select) CR1, LH 2000 2.30 p.m.
AGENDA: Social Welfare Bill 2017 (subject to referral) [Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection]

Eighth Amendment of the Constitution (Joint) CR4, LH 2000 3 p.m.
AGENDA: Ancillary recommendations of the Citizens' Assembly Report [Officials from the HSE; Officials from the Department of Health]


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Liostáil Shealadach Billí lena mBreithniú i Roghchoistí Dála / Provisional Listing of Bills for Dáil Select Committee Consideration

Week commencing 4 December 2017

National Archives Amendment Bill (2017) (Select Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht on Thursday 7 December 2017 at 12.30 p.m. in Committee Room 1 LH2000)

Week commencing 11 December 2017

No Bills Scheduled


Report Launch

Report on Pre-legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill 2017  and  Report on Future Funding of Public Service Broadcasting in Ireland 2017

Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment  Audio Visual Room LH 2000 on Tuesday 28 November 12 noon.

Report on the Review of the Credit Union Sector with specific reference to the Credit Union Advisory Committee Review of Implementation of the Recommendations in the Commission on Credit Unions Report (June 2016)

Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform,,Audio Visual Room LH 2000  on Wednesday, 29 November 2017 at 11 a.m.

 Report  on Sustaining Viable Rural Communities

Joint Committee on Culture Heritage and the Gaeltacht ,Audio Visual Room LH 2000, on Thursday 30 November 2017  at 12 noon