Sitting Arrangements: Motion

I move:

(1) That, notwithstanding anything in the Standing Orders relative to Public Business, the Seanad on its rising on Tuesday, 22nd June, 2021, shall adjourn until 9.30 a.m. on Friday, 25th June, 2021, in the Dáil Chamber, and unless otherwise ordered, 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 she may authorise in that behalf.

Schedule

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021 [Dáil] - Second Stage (resumed).

The resumed proceedings on the Second Stage of the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021 [Dáil] shall be taken at 9.30 a.m. and shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at 1 p.m. The contribution of all Senators shall not exceed 6 minutes, and the Minister shall be given no less than 15 minutes to reply to the debate; the proceedings shall be interrupted after two hours for 30 minutes to allow for the sanitisation of the Chamber, and the order of debate shall resume thereafter.

Suspension of Sitting.

On the conclusion of the proceedings on the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021 [Dáil], the sitting shall be suspended for 15 minutes.

Residential Tenancies (No. 2) Bill 2021 [Dáil] – Second Stage.

Subject to the passage by the Dáil of the Residential Tenancies (No. 2) Bill 2021 [Dáil], the proceedings on Second Stage shall be taken on the resumption of the sitting and shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion after two hours. The opening contribution of the Minister at the debate on Second Stage shall not exceed 10 minutes, the contribution of Group Spokespersons shall not exceed 8 minutes and all Senators shall not exceed 5 minutes, and the Minister shall be given no less than 10 minutes to reply to the debate.

(2) The Seanad on its rising on Friday, 25th June, 2021, shall adjourn until 10.30 a.m. on Monday, 28th June, 2021 in the Dáil Chamber.”

Question put and agreed to.