The Joint Committee met at 09:30 a.m.
MEMBERS PRESENT:

Deputy Marcella Corcoran Kennedy

Senator Ivana Bacik

Deputy Alan Farrell

Senator Paul Bradford

Deputy Seán Kenny

Senator Martin Conway

Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn

Senator Eamonn Coghlan,*

Deputy Finian McGrath

Senator Katherine Zappone.

Deputy John Paul Phelan

* In the absence of Senator Rónán Mullen.
In attendance: Deputy Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.
DEPUTY DAVID STANTON IN THE CHAIR.
The joint committee met in private session until 11 a.m.