Report of Select Committee.

In accordance with Standing Order 79B, I propose the following report:

The Select Committee on Family, Community and Social Affairs has completed its consideration of the Bill and made amendments thereto. The Bill, as amended, is reported to the Dáil.

Report agreed to.

Ordered to report to the Dáil accordingly.

I thank the Minister, his officials, members and the committee officials for their co-operation.

When will Report Stage be taken?

On 23 March. I thank the chairman, the staff and members for the constructive debate on this Bill. I look forward to Report Stage.

I thank the chairman for his usual excellent standard of chairing the meeting and the Minister and his team for such a civilised discourse.

The Select Committee adjourned at 8.30 p.m.