Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2020: Order for Second Stage

Bill entitled an Act to make provision for certain matters consequent on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from membership of the European Union; to make provision to protect and maintain the Common Travel Area between the State and the United Kingdom and the rights and privileges associated therewith; to make provision, in the public interest and having regard to the Common Travel Area, to reduce the possibility of a serious disturbance in the economy of the State and in the sound functioning of a number of markets, sectors and fields in the State as a result of that withdrawal and to mitigate, where practicable, the effects of such a disturbance should it occur in those circumstances; in the spirit of the State’s commitment to the British-Irish Agreement done at Belfast on the 10th day of April, 1998, and having regard to the State’s membership of the European Union, to make exceptional provision for the reimbursement by the Health Service Executive to eligible persons resident in Northern Ireland of certain medical expenses incurred in a Member State in respect of necessary medical treatment during their stay in that Member State; to make further provision for the operation of extradition arrangements between the State and other countries; to give further effect to Council Directive 2005/85/EC of 1 December 2005 on minimum standards on procedures in Member States for granting and withdrawing refugee status; to make provision in relation to persons whose applications for international protection are determined to be inadmissible; to make provision for the recognition of certain divorces, legal separations and marriage annulments granted in the United Kingdom or Gibraltar; to give further effect to Regulation (EU) No. 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing Council Directive 89/106/EEC; for those purposes to amend certain enactments; and to provide for related matters.

I move: "That Second Stage be taken now."

Question put and agreed to.