Adjournment Matters: Motion

I move:

That, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders, with effect from the 14th June, 2011 and until further notice in the 24th Seanad, Standing Order 29 of the Standing Orders of Seanad Éireann relative to Public Business is hereby amended:

(i) in paragraph 1 by the substitution of "The Cathaoirleach may select four matters ruled suitable. . . " for "The Cathaoirleach may select three matters ruled suitable . . .", and

(ii) by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph (3):

(3) The Senator bringing forward a matter which has been selected for discussion may make a four minute speech and a member of the Government or Minister of State shall be entitled to not more than four minutes for a speech in reply.

Question put and agreed to.