Reinstatement of Written Parliamentary Questions: Motion

I move:

That, notwithstanding anything in Standing Order 43 and until further notice in the 33rd Dáil, Questions under Standing Order 50(2)—

(a) where put down before 11 a.m. on Tuesday 5th May, 2020, and not previously replied to, shall be replied to on Wednesday 13th May, 2020, and

(b) otherwise, until 15th July, 2020—

(i) must reach the Clerk not later than 11 a.m. on Wednesday 13th May, 2020, and not later than 11 a.m. on every Wednesday following that,

(ii) shall be replied to on the seventh day following their receipt,

(iii) where put down to the Minister for Health, shall not exceed three in number from any one member, on any one week, and

(iv) shall only contain one substantive query, with a small number of subordinate queries, if necessary.

Question put and agreed to.