Prelude

The Joint Committee met at 2.35 p.m.
Members Present:

Deputy J. Callanan,*

Deputy P. McGrath,

Deputy J. Costello,

Senator P. Burke,*

Deputy J. Ellis,*

Senator T. Dooley,*

Deputy M. Hoctor,

Senator K. O’Meara,*

Deputy P. Hogan,*

Senator J. Walsh.

Deputy F. McGrath,

*In the absence of Deputies C. O'Connor, P. Power, D. McGinley and Senators S. Terry,T. Kett and J. Tuffy, respectively.
DEPUTY S. ARDAGH in the chair.