Sitting Arrangements: Motion

I move:

That, notwithstanding anything in the Standing Orders relative to Public Business:

(1) The Seanad shall meet at 10 a.m. on Friday, 18th December 2015 and the following arrangements shall apply:

(a) Standing Orders 29 and 30 shall stand suspended;

(b) there shall be no Order of Business;

(c) the business to be taken shall be confined to the items set out in the Schedule to this paragraph and, accordingly, no other business shall be taken unless the Seanad shall otherwise order on motion made by the Leader of the House or such other Senator as he may authorise in that behalf.

Schedule

Harbours Bill 2015 - Report and Final Stages

The proceedings on Report and Final Stages shall commence at 10 a.m. and shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion not later than 11 a.m. by one question which shall be put from the Chair and which shall, in relation to amendments, include only those set down or accepted by the Government.

International Protection Bill 2015 Report Stage (Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil) and Final Stage

The proceedings on Report and Final Stages shall commence at the conclusion of Report and Final Stages of the Harbours Bill 2015 and conclude not later than 4 p.m., if not previously concluded, by one question which shall be put from the Chair.

Question put and agreed to.