Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Women’s Rights: Motion

I move:

That the Order of the Seanad of 24th October, 2007, establishing the Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Women's Rights be amended as follows:

1. in paragraph (1)(a), by the deletion of ‘4 members’ and the substitution therefor of ‘6 members’; and

2. by the insertion of the following paragraphs after paragraph (2) and (4) respectively:

"(2A) In accordance with Standing Order 78, the Select Committee shall, previous to the commencement of its business, elect one of its members to be Chairman, and three members shall constitute a quorum.

(4A) The Select Committee shall have the powers set out in Standing Order 98D(1)(b).”.

Question put and agreed to.