Finance Bill, 2001: Allocation of Time Motion.

I move:

That, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders:

(1) The proceedings in the Select Committee on Finance and the Public Service on the Finance Bill, 2001, shall be brought to a conclusion in accordance with the following timetable:

Date

Proceedings

Toconcludenotlaterthan:

Tuesday 6 March

Chapters 1 and 2 (part) of Part 1 (sections 1 to 11)

1 p.m.

Chapter 2 (contd.) of Part 1 (sections 12 to 21

4.30 p.m.

Chapter 2 (contd.) of Part 1 (sections 22 to 29)

6 p.m.

Wednesday 7March

Chapter 3 (part) of Part 1 (sections 30 to 40)

12.30 p.m.

Chapter 3 (contd.) of Part 1 (sections 41 to 68)

6.p.m.

Thursday 8March

Chapters 4 and 5 of Part 1 (sections 69 to 80)

12.30 p.m.

Parts 5, 6, 7, and 8 (sections 185 to 226), the Schedules and the Title

6 p.m.

and where proceedings have not concluded by the stated time, they shall be brought to a conclusion by one question, which shall be put from the Chair, and which shall, in relation to amendments, include only those set down or accepted by the Minister for Finance or a Minister of State, nominated as substitute on his behalf.

(2) Where a division is claimed on the proceedings on the Finance Bill, 2001, in the Select Committee on Finance and the Public Service, other than on a question put as provided for in accordance with paragraph (1), the taking of such a division and the putting of any question contingent thereon shall be postponed until –

(a)immediately before the time next appointed for the putting of a question in accordance with paragraph (1), or

(b)in the event of such question not being put, when proceedings in Committee on the matters which would have been decided by the putting of such question have been otherwise completed.

(3) The Select Committee shall, in accordance with Standing Order 79B, send a message to the Dáil in relation to the completion of its consideration of the Finance Bill, 2001, not later than Thursday, 8 March 2001."

Question put and agreed to.