It is proposed to take Nos. 5, 12 and 13. It is also proposed, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders that: (1) the proceedings on the Committee and remaining Stages of No. 12, if not previously concluded, shall be brought to a conclusion at 7.00 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 Minister for the Environment; (2) The proceedings on the resumed Second Stage of No. 13 shall be brought to a conclusion at 9.15 p.m. and the following arrangements shall apply in relation to the debate, notwithstanding the resolution of the Dáil on 3 November 1992; (i) the speech of each other Member called on shall not exceed ten minutes and (ii) the Minister for Foreign Affairs shall be called upon not later than 9.05 p.m. to make a speech in reply not exceeding ten minutes; (3) on the conclusion of the Second Stage of No. 13, Item 5 shall be decided without debate and the Committee and remaining Stages of the European Communities (Amendment) Bill, 1992 shall be taken forthwith, and shall be brought to a conclusion not later than 10.30 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 Minister for Foreign Affairs; (4) the sitting shall not be suspended at 1.30 p.m. today; (5) business shall be interrupted at 10.30 p.m. tonight; (6) questions for oral answer shall not be asked tomorrow and, accordingly, Government business shall not be interrupted at 2.30 p.m. on that day and (7) private Members' Business shall be No. 19 and the proceedings thereon shall be brought to a conclusion at 8.30 p.m.
A Cheann Comhairle, I am sure everybody will have noticed that my voice is a little throaty and I share that complaint with the President-elect of the United States.