Health Service Executive (Governance) Bill 2018: From the Seanad

The Dáil went into Committee to consider amendments from the Seanad.

Seanad amendments Nos. 1 to 6, inclusive, are related and will be discussed together.

Seanad amendment No. 1:
Section 9: In page 9, to delete line 10 and substitute the following:
“(c) 10 ordinary members.”.
Seanad amendment agreed to.
Seanad amendment No. 2:
Section 9: In page 9, line 11, to delete “Subject to paragraphs (b) and (c)” and substitute “Subject to paragraphs (b), (c) and (d)”.
Seanad amendment agreed to.
Seanad amendment No. 3:
Section 9: In page 9, to delete lines 21 to 23 and substitute the following:
“(c) At least 2 of the persons appointed under paragraph (a) shall be persons who are practising, or have practised, as a member of a health profession, whether in or outside the State.”.
Seanad amendment agreed to.
Seanad amendment No. 4:
Section 9: In page 9, between lines 23 and 24, to insert the following:
“(d) At least one of the persons appointed under paragraph (a) shall be a person who, in the opinion of the Minister, has experience of, or expertise in, financial matters.”.
Seanad amendment agreed to.
Seanad amendment No. 5:
Section 9: In page 10, line 1, to delete “4 members” and substitute “5 members”.
Seanad amendment agreed to.
Seanad amendment No. 6:
Section 9: In page 10, line 16, to delete “section, “health profession” means” and substitute “section, ‘health profession’ means”.
Seanad amendment agreed to.
Seanad amendment No. 7:
Section 9: In page 11, to delete line 1 and substitute “Functions of Board”.
Seanad amendment agreed to.

Amendments Nos. 8 to 10, inclusive, are related and will be discussed together.

Seanad amendment No. 8:
Section 32: In page 31, line 26, to delete “Any 7” and substitute “Any 8”.
Seanad amendment agreed to.
Seanad amendment No. 9:
Section 32: In page 31, line 29, to delete “7 members” and substitute “8 members”.
Seanad amendment agreed to.
Seanad amendment No. 10:
Section 32: In page 31, line 35, to delete “6 ordinary” and substitute “7 ordinary”.
Seanad amendment agreed to.
Seanad amendments reported.

A message will be sent to Seanad Éireann acquainting it accordingly.