Houses of the Oireachtas Commission Acts: Motion

I move:

That Seanad Éireann, pursuant to section 4(2)(f)(v) of the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission Acts 2003 to 2018, hereby authorises the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission to conduct the defence of proceedings initiated in the Workplace Relations Commission against members of the Joint Committee on Health in the matter of Francis Kearney v Deputy Colm Burke and others (Ref: CA—00042558-001), as regards matters arising solely out of the performance by the members concerned of their parliamentary functions as members of Seanad Éireann.”

Question put and agreed to.
Sitting suspended at 1.20 p.m. and resumed at 1.30 p.m.