Prelude

The Joint Committee met at 1 p.m.
Members Present:

Deputy J. Carty,

Deputy C. O’Connor,

Deputy M. Coughlan (Minister for Social and Family Affairs),

Deputy M. Ring,

Deputy S. Crawford,

Deputy S. Ryan,

Deputy M. Finneran,

Deputy D. Wallace,

Deputy D. Moynihan,

Senator D. Wilson.

DEPUTY D. MOYNIHAN in the chair.