Tenth Report of Committee on Parliamentary Privileges and Oversight: Motion

I move:

That, pursuant to Standing Order 98, the recommendations of the Committee on Parliamentary Privileges and Oversight contained in the report entitled ‘Report of the Committee on Parliamentary Privileges and Oversight: Amendment of Committee names, matters relating to remit and Orders of Reference of Committees, and amendments to Standing Orders relating to Committees’, dated 20th May, 2021, and laid before Seanad Éireann on that date, are hereby agreed to, and accordingly, as provided for in the report--

(a) the Order of Seanad Éireann of 18th September, 2020, be amended in relation to the titles of certain Select Committees, and each such Committee shall perform the functions set out in Standing Order 71 in respect of the Government Department or Departments listed opposite the Committee in the Schedule,

(b) subject to those changes to Committee titles, the matters as outlined in the report be either within or not within the remit of the Select Committees on--

(i) Transport and Communications,

(ii) Environment and Climate Action,

(iii) the Irish Language, Gaeltacht and the Irish-speaking Community, and

(iv) Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media,

(c) the Orders of Reference of the Committee on Disability Matters as agreed by Seanad Éireann on 25th September, 2020, be amended,

(d) the Orders of Reference of the Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement as agreed by Seanad Éireann on 18th September 2020, as amended by Seanad Éireann on 25th September, 2020, be further amended, and

(e) the Standing Orders of Seanad Éireann relative to Public Business be amended by the amendment of Standing Orders 82, 97 and 105.

Question put and agreed to.
Sitting suspended at 1.19 p.m. and resumed at 1.30 p.m.