It is proposed to take No. 9, motion re proposed approval by Dáil Éireann of the Harbours Acts 1996 to 2009 (Transfer of Functions of Dundalk Port Company) Order 2011, back from committee; No. 9a, motion re referral to joint committee of proposed approval by Dáil Éireann for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on mutual recognition of protection measures in civil matters; No. 9b, motion re referral to select sub-committee of proposed approval by Dáil Éireann of the terms of the free trade agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Korea; No. 9c, motion re referral to select committee of proposed approval by Dáil Éireann of the terms of the stabilisation and association agreement between the European Communities and the Republic of Serbia; and No. 4a, Medical Practitioners (Amendment) Bill 2011 — Order for Second Stage and Second and Subsequent Stages.
It is proposed, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders, that Nos. 9, 9a, 9b and 9c shall be decided without debate and that Second and Subsequent Stages of No. 4a shall be taken today and the following arrangements shall apply: the proceedings on Second Stage shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at 2 p.m.; the opening speech of a Minister or Minister of State and of the main spokespersons for Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and the Technical Group, who shall be called upon in that order, shall not exceed 15 minutes in each case, the speech of each other Member called upon shall not exceed ten minutes in each case, Members may share time, and a Minister or Minister of State shall be called upon to make a speech in reply which shall not exceed five minutes; the proceedings on Committee and Remaining Stages shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at 3.30 p.m. today 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 Health.