Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission: Motion

I move:

That Seanad Éireann, noting that the Government--

(a) on 27th September 2016 nominated Ms Justice Mary Ellen Ring for reappointment by the President as a member of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission and as its chairperson, recommends, pursuant to section 65(1)(b) of the Garda Síochána Act 2005, that she be reappointed by the President to be a member and to be chairperson of the Commission; and

(b) on 6th December 2016 nominated Mr. Kieran FitzGerald for reappointment and Mr. Mark Toland for appointment by the President as members of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission, recommends, pursuant to section 65(1)(b) of the Garda Síochána Act 2005, that Mr. Kieran FitzGerald be reappointed and Mr. Mark Toland be appointed by the President to be members of the Commission.

Question put and agreed to.
Sitting suspended at 11.55 a.m. and resumed at 1.35 p.m.