Courts Bill 2016: Instruction to Committee

I move:

That, pursuant to Standing Order 154, it be an instruction to the Select Committee on Justice and Equality that, in its consideration of the Courts Bill 2016, it has power to make provisions:

(a) to amend the Eighth Schedule to the Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act 1961 to provide for the extension of the term of office of a person who has been appointed to be a Taxing-Master;

(b) to amend the Eighth Schedule to the Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act 1961 to provide for the procedure to be adopted in a case in which a function falling to be performed by a person who has been appointed to be a Taxing-Master has not, on the occasion of his or her vacating office, been fully performed;

(c) to amend the Legal Services Regulation Act 2015 to provide that the Government may appoint the Chief Legal Costs Adjudicator and such number of Legal Cost Adjudicators as they determine; and

(d) to change the title of the Bill to take account of these provisions.

Sorry, Ceann Comhairle. I understood I was introducing the-----

The Deputy will be doing so in just a second. We have not forgotten about him.

The Deputy should take his time.

Question put and agreed to.