Sittings and Business of Dáil: Motion.

I move:

That, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders, the Dáil shall sit on Friday, 20th February, 2004 at 10.30 a.m. and shall adjourn not later than 4.30 p.m.; there shall be no Order of Business (i.e., within the meaning of Standing Order 26), the taking of any divisions shall be postponed until immediately after the Order of Business on Tuesday, 24th February, 2004, and accordingly, the following business shall be transacted in the following order:

(i) Statements on the Nally Report (Omagh Bombing) (to conclude at 12.30 p.m., if not previously concluded);

(ii) Statements on Third Interim Report of the Tribunal of Inquiry into Certain Planning Matters and Payments (to conclude at 2.30 p.m., if not previously concluded);

In relation to (i) and (ii) the following arrangements shall apply in each case:

—the statements of a Minister or Minister of State and of the main spokespersons for the Fine Gael Party, the Labour Party and the Technical Group, who shall be called upon in that order, shall not exceed 15 minutes in each case;

—the statements of each other member called upon shall not exceed 10 minutes in each case;

—members may share time;

and, in relation to the Statements on the Nally Report (Omagh Bombing), not later than 12.10 p.m., a Minister or Minister of State shall take questions for a period not exceeding 20 minutes;

and, in relation to the Statements on the Third Interim Report of the Tribunal of Inquiry into Certain Planning Matters and Payments, a Minister or Minister of State shall be called upon to make a statement in reply which shall not exceed 5 minutes;

and

(iii) Maternity Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2003 [Seanad] — Second Stage.

Question put and agreed to.