8 Iúil 2019, 08.53

The Joint Committee on Employment Affairs and Social Protection will tomorrow consider a motion to approve draft regulations laid before both Houses, a Motion on the Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005.

The Regulations provide for the Registrar of Beneficial Ownership of Companies and Industrial and Provident Societies being added to the list of bodies that may use a person’s public service identity number. The Central Register is a requirement of the EU Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive.

The Committee will hear from Officials from Dept. of Business, Enterprise and Innovation, and John Halligan, Minister of State at the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation and the Department of Education and Skills with special responsibility for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development.

 Both Minister Halligan and Officials from Dept. of Business, Enterprise and Innovationwill appear before the Committee Chaired by John Curran TD in Committee Room 2 at 12.30pm on Tuesday.    

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Committee membership


Fine Gael

Sinn Féin

Fine Gael

Independents 4 Change

John Curran - Cathaoirleach

Fianna Fáil

Solidarity - People Before Profit

Fianna Fáil


Fianna Fáil

Fine Gael

Labour Party