Prelude

The Select Committee met at 10 a.m.
MEMBERS PRESENT:

Deputy Dermot Ahern (Minister for Justice and Law Reform),

Deputy Darragh O’Brien,

Deputy Cyprian Brady,*

Deputy Brian O’Shea,

Deputy Joe Carey,

Deputy Pat Rabbitte,

Deputy Lucinda Creighton,

Deputy Trevor Sargent,

Deputy Michael Mulcahy,

Deputy Alan Shatter, Deputy David Stanton.

* In the absence of Deputy Noel Treacy.
DEPUTY BRENDAN KENNEALLY IN THE CHAIR.