Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2007: Motion for Earlier Signature.

Item 5 is on the supplementary order paper and relates to an earlier signature motion.

I move:

That pursuant to subsection 2° of section 2 of Article 25 of the Constitution, Seanad Éireann concurs with the Government in a request to the Commission constituted as provided in section 2 of Article 14 of the Constitution to sign the Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2007 on a date which is earlier than the fifth day after the date on which the Bill shall have been presented to it.

Question put and agreed to.
Sitting suspended at 12.50 p.m. and resumed at 1.30 p.m.