Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland Bill 2003: Order for Second Stage.

Bill entitled an Act to amend the Central Bank Act 1942 for the purposes of providing for the establishment and functions of the regulatory authority sanctions panel, establishing the financial services ombudsman's bureau and prescribing the functions and powers of that ombudsman, providing for the establishment of consultative panels to advise the Irish Financial Services Regulatory Authority on certain matters; to amend the Central Bank Act 1997 for the purposes of making further provision for auditing the acounts of financial service providers and providing for the regulation of money transmission businesses; and to make miscellaneous amendments to certain other acts and statutory instruments relating to the provision of financial services.

I move: "That Second Stage be taken now."

Question put and agreed to.