Referral of Social Welfare Consolidation Bill 2005 to Standing Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills: Motion.

I move:

That, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders—

(a) the Social Welfare Consolidation Bill 2005 be referred to the Standing Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills;

(b) the first meeting of the committee to consider the Bill be held on Wednesday, 26 October 2005; and

(c) in the case of the Social Welfare Consolidation Bill 2005—

(i) in accordance with Standing Order 142(3), the following Members be appointed to the Standing Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills for the purpose of considering the aforementioned Bill:

Deputies Charlie O'Connor, Willie Penrose and David Stanton; and

(ii) it shall be an instruction to the committee that it has power to group sections together for the purposes of debate and to dispose of more than one section (and any amendments thereto) by one question, which shall be put from the Chair.

Question put and agreed to.