An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business

I call Deputy Bailey to announce the Order of Business.

Today’s business shall be No. 30, postponed division on the Second Stage motion on the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Bill 2018; and No. 12, Finance Bill 2018 - Order for Second Stage and Second Stage. Private Members’ business shall be No. 207, motion re prevention of single-use plastic waste, selected by the Social Democrats-Green Party group.

Wednesday’s business shall be No. 31, statements post-European Council meeting of 17 and 18 October, pursuant to Standing Order 111; and No. 12 (resumed). Private Members’ business shall be No. 54, Sale of Illicit Goods Bill 2017 Second Stage, selected by Fianna Fáil.

Thursday’s business shall be No. 18, motion re EU agreement with Kazakhstan, back from committee; No. 18a, motion re financial resolutions for the Finance Bill 2018; No. 32, statements on disclosures tribunal report, Charleton report (resumed); No. 12 (resumed); and No. 1, Public Service Superannuation (Age of Retirement) Bill 2018 [Seanad] - Second Stage. Second Stage of No. 55, Vulnerable Persons Bill 2015, shall be taken in the evening slot.

In relation to today's business, it is proposed that the Dáil shall sit later than 10 p.m. and shall adjourn not later than 11 p.m.

In relation to Wednesday’s business, it is proposed that:

(1) The Dáil shall sit later than 10.15 p.m. and shall adjourn not later than 11 p.m.;

(2) No. 31, statements post-European Council meeting of 17 and 18 October, pursuant to Standing Order 111, shall commence immediately after Taoiseach’s Questions and be followed by the suspension of sitting under Standing Order 25(1) for one hour. The statements shall be brought to a conclusion after one hour and 45 minutes, if not previously concluded, with the statements of a Minister or Minister of State and the main spokespersons for parties and groups, or a Member nominated in their stead, not to exceed ten minutes each. A Minister or Minister for State shall take questions for a period not exceeding 20 minutes with a five-minute response from the Minister or Minister of State and all Members may share time; and

(3) Second Stage of No. 54, Sale of Illicit Goods Bill 2017, shall conclude in two hours.

In relation to Thursday’s business, it is proposed that:

(1) Nos. 18, motion re EU agreement with Kazakhstan, back from committee, and 18a, motion re financial resolutions for the Finance Bill 2018, shall be taken without debate. The financial resolutions for No. 12 shall be moved together and decided without debate by one question;

(2) No. 32, statements on disclosures tribunal report, Charleton report (resumed), shall adjourn after 90 minutes;

(3) If proceedings on Second Stage of No. 12 (resumed) conclude on Thursday after the voting block, any division demanded shall be taken immediately; and

(4) The Dáil on its rising on Thursday shall adjourn until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, 6 November 2018.

There are three proposals to be put to the House today. Is the proposal for dealing with today's business agreed to? Agreed. Is the proposal for dealing with Wednesday's business agreed to? Agreed. Is the proposal for dealing with Thursday's business agreed to? Agreed.