Sitting Arrangements: Motion

I move:


notwithstanding anything in the Standing Orders relative to Public Business:

(1) The Seanad shall meet at 10 a.m. on Friday, 12th July, 2019 and the following arrangements shall apply:

(a) Standing Orders 29 and 30 shall stand suspended;

(b) there shall be no Order of Business;

(c) the business to be taken shall be confined to the items set out in the Schedule to this paragraph and, accordingly, no other business shall be taken unless the Seanad shall otherwise order on motion made by the Leader of the House or such other Senator as he may authorise in that behalf.


Criminal Justice (International Co-operation) Bill 2019 [Dáil] – All Stages.

Subject to the passage by the Dáil of the Criminal Justice (International Co-operation) Bill 2019 [Dáil], the contributions of group spokespersons on the debate on Second Stage, which shall commence at 10 a.m., shall not exceed 8 minutes, the contributions of all other Senators shall not exceed 5 minutes and the Minister shall have no less than 6 minutes to reply; Committee and Remaining Stages shall be taken immediately on the conclusion of the Second Stage.

CervicalCheck Tribunal Bill 2019 [Dáil] – Committee and Remaining Stages.

Subject to the conclusion of the proceedings on Second Stage of the CervicalCheck Tribunal Bill 2019 [Dáil] on Thursday 11th July, 2019, the proceedings on the Committee and Remaining Stages shall be taken on conclusion of the Report and Final Stages of the Criminal Justice (International Co-operation) Bill 2019 [Dáil].

(2) The Seanad on its rising on Friday, 12th July, 2019, shall adjourn until 2.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 24th September, 2019.

Question put and agreed to.