REPORTS OF SELECT COMMITTEES. - 1. East Tipperary Vacancy and Dual Seats.
The MINISTER FOR HOME AFFAIRS submitted the following report from the Committee:—
"Vacancies in Dáil shall be filled up by the body which selected the former member, which body shall re-assemble and select a substitute following the procedure of the previous selection, which substitute shall represent the Constituency in the Dáil until it is practicable to secure a poll of the people."
Adoption proposed by T. MACSUIBHNE (Mid-Cork).
Seconded by P. O MAILLE (Connemara).
After discussion it was agreed to refer the question to the Ministry, an undertaking being given that no action would be taken on the lines of the report until the House was afforded an opportunity of discussing the Ministerial proposal.