The Joint Committee met at 05:00 p.m.
MEMBERS PRESENT:

Deputy Declan Breathnach,*

Senator Paul Coghlan

Deputy Seán Crowe

Senator Gerard P. Craughwell

Deputy Bernard J. Durkan

Senator Terry Leyden

Deputy Seán Haughey

Senator Neale Richmond.

Deputy Frank O'Rourke

* In the absence of Deputy Mattie McGrath.
DEPUTY MICHAEL HEALY-RAE IN THE CHAIR.