The Joint Committee met at 02:00 p.m.
MEMBERS PRESENT:

Deputy Colm Brophy,*

Senator Paul Daly

Deputy Mary Butler

Senator Máire Devine

Deputy Jack Chambers

Senator Tim Lombard

Deputy Marcella Corcoran Kennedy

Senator Ian Marshall

Deputy Timmy Dooley

Senator Michelle Mulherin

Deputy Martin Heydon

Senator Grace O'Sullivan.

Deputy Imelda Munster

Deputy Tom Neville

Deputy Thomas Pringle

Deputy Eamon Ryan

Deputy Sean Sherlock

Deputy Bríd Smith

Deputy Brian Stanley

* In the absence of Deputy Pat Deering.
DEPUTY HILDEGARDE NAUGHTON IN THE CHAIR.