Sitting Arrangements: Motion

I move:

(1) That, notwithstanding anything in the Standing Orders relative to Public Business, the Seanad on its rising on Tuesday, 6th July, 2021, shall adjourn until 9.30 a.m. on Friday, 9th July, 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

Motion regarding the earlier signature of the Residential Tenancies (No. 2) Bill 2021.

Subject to the passage by the Dáil of the Residential Tenancies (No. 2) Bill 2021, the motion regarding the earlier signature of the Bill shall be taken without debate at 9.30 a.m. The motion regarding the earlier signature of the Planning and Development (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 2021. Subject to the passage by the Dáil of the Planning and Development (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 2021, the motion regarding the earlier signature of the Bill shall be taken without debate on conclusion of the motion regarding the earlier signature of the Residential Tenancies (No. 2) Bill 2021.

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021 [Dáil] – Report and Final Stages.

The proceedings on the Report and Final Stages of the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021 [Dáil] shall be taken on the conclusion of the earlier signature of the Planning and Development (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 2021 and shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at 3.30 p.m. by one Question, which shall be put from the Chair and which shall, in relation to amendments, include only those set down or accepted by the Government; the proceedings shall be interrupted after two hours for 15 minutes and after another two hours for 30 minutes whereupon the sitting shall be suspended on each such occasion 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 until 4 p.m., or for 15 minutes after such conclusion, whichever is the later.

Land Development Agency Bill 2021 [Dáil] – Second Stage.

The proceedings on Second Stage of the Land Development Agency Bill 2021 [Dáil] shall be taken on the resumption of the sitting and shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at 6 p.m. 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 6 minutes to reply to the debate.

(2) The Seanad on its rising on Friday, 9th July, 2021, shall adjourn until 10.30 a.m. on Monday, 12th July, 2021 in the Dáil Chamber.

Question put and agreed to.