Business of Dáil

Before we move on to Topical Issues, the Government Whip has an announcement to make.

I move:

That, notwithstanding the Order of the Dáil of 23 January, Government Business for today shall be Item 10, Motion re. Proposed approval by Dáil Éireann for a Directive 2013/33/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 laying down standards for the reception of applicants for international protection (recast) (back from Committee); Item 30, Technological Universities Bill 2015 Report and Final Stage (resumed); Item 5, Companies (Statutory Audits) Bill 2017 Order for Second Stage and Second Stage; and Item 31, Statements re. Report of the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution (resumed).

No. 10 shall be brought to a conclusion after 40 minutes and the following arrangements shall apply. Speeches, which shall be confined to a single round for a Minister or Minister of State and the main spokespersons for parties or groups, or a Member nominated in their stead, shall not exceed five minutes each and all Members may share time.

Tomorrow’s Government business shall be No. 30, Technological Universities Bill 2015 - Report Stage (resumed) and Final Stage; No. 5, Companies (Statutory Audits) Bill 2017 - Order for Second Stage and Second Stage; and No. 31, statements on the report of the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution (resumed).

Question put and agreed to.