Sittings of Seanad: Motion

I move:

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

(1) The Seanad shall meet at 10.30 a.m. on Thursday, 13th December, 2018 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

Motion to mark the 100th Anniversary of the 1918 General Election and first occasion Irish Women had the right to Vote.

The motion to mark the 100th Anniversary of the 1918 General Election and first occasion Irish Women had the right to Vote, shall be taken at 10.30 a.m. and shall be brought to a conclusion after 12 minutes, with the contributions of Group Spokespersons not to exceed 2 minutes (time may be shared).

Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Bill 2018 [Dáil] – Report and Final Stages.

The Report and Final Stages of the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Bill 2018 [Dáil], shall be taken on the conclusion of the motion to mark the 100th Anniversary of the 1918 General Election and first occasion Irish Women had the right to Vote.

(2) The Seanad shall meet at 12.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 18th December, 2018 and the Order of Business shall be proposed at 1.30 p.m.

Question put and agreed to.