The Order of Business today shall be as follows: No. 47, Carer's Leave Bill, 2000 – Order for Report and Report and Final Stages; No. a23, Motor Vehicle (Duties and Licences) Bill, 2001 – Financial Resolution, to be circulated on a Supplementary Order Paper and taken immediately following the announcement of matters under Standing Order 21 and the order shall resume thereafter; and No. 46, Standards in Public Office Bill, 2000 – Second Stage (resumed).
It is proposed, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders, that: (1) the Dáil shall sit later than 8.30 p.m. tonight and business shall be interrupted not later than 10 p.m.; (2) Report and Final Stages of No. 47 shall be taken today and the proceedings thereon shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion at 7 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 Enterprise, Trade and Employment; and (3) No. a23 shall be decided without debate. Private Members' Business shall be No. 112, motion re western regional development (resumed) to conclude at 8.30 p.m. tonight.