It is proposed to take No. 7, motion re referral to Joint Committee of proposed approval by Dáil Éireann of the Risk Equalisation (Amendment) Scheme 2008; No. 8, motion re referral to Joint Committee of proposed approval by Dáil Éireann of the Employment Equality Act 1998 (Section 12) (Church of Ireland College of Education) Order 2008; No. 21, Dublin Transport Authority Bill 2008[Seanad] Second Stage (resumed), to adjourn at 7 p.m., if not previously concluded; and No. 22, statements on committee report on the enhanced role for national parliaments in the Lisbon reform treaty.
It is proposed, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders, that (1) the Dáil shall sit later than 8.30 p.m. and business shall be interrupted not later than 10 p.m; (2) Nos. 7 and 8 shall be decided without debate; (3) the following arrangements shall apply in respect of No. 22: (i) the opening statement of the Chairman of the Joint Committee on European Scrutiny and of the main spokespersons for the Government, the Labour Party and Sinn Féin, who shall be called upon in that order, shall not exceed 15 minutes in each case; the statements of each other member called upon shall not exceed ten minutes in each case; and members may share time; and (4) Private Members' business, which shall be No. 46 — motion re allocation of carbon allowances, shall take place at 7 p.m. or on the conclusion of No. 21, whichever is the later, and shall also take place tomorrow after the Order of Business and be brought to a conclusion after 90 minutes on that day.