Prelude

The Joint Committee met at 9.30 a.m.
Members Present:

Deputy B. Andrews,*

Deputy P. Power,

Deputy M. Brady,

Deputy Eamon Ryan,*

Deputy P. Breen,

Deputy R. Shortall,

Deputy T. Dempsey,*

Senator F. Browne,

Deputy S. Healy,

Senator T. Dooley,

Deputy C. Lenihan,*

Senator T. Morrissey.

Deputy D. Naughten,

*In the absence of Deputies Eoin Ryan, Glennon, O'Flynn and Lowry, respectively.
In attendance: Deputy J. O'Sullivan.
DEPUTY J. ELLIS in the chair.