I welcome the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Deputy Harney, and her departmental officials, Mr. Philip Donegan, principal officer; Mr. Tim Cleary, assistant prinicpal officer; Ms Cathriona Cooney, higher executive officer, and Ms Monica O'Neill. The only item on the agenda is the resumption of the consideration of the Company Law Enforcement Bill. I suggest that we continue until 4 p.m. Is that agreed? Agreed.
As members will be aware, there will be a brief meeting of the select committee at 5 p.m. to discuss with the Minister of State, Deputy Treacy, a trade agreement between Ireland and China. As a quorum will be required, I appeal to members to attend the meeting which I guarantee will conclude within half an hour.