Power, Peter

Wednesday, 12 December 2007

Select Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women's Rights Debate

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Amendment No. 1 is in the name of the Minister. Amendment No. 5 is related. Amendments Nos. 1 and 5 will be discussed together.More Button

Amendment No. 2 is in the name of the Minister. Amendments Nos. 3 and 4 are related. Amendments Nos. 2 to 4, inclusive, will be discussed together.More Button

Amendments Nos. 5 to 7, inclusive, relate to the insertion of new sections. Accordingly, on their acceptance, the existing sections are deleted.More Button

I understand that the amendments are in the name of the Minister and that they propose the inclusion of new sections. Accordingly, when they are agreed, the existing sections must be deleted. I am, ...More Button

It is not possible to do so. Each section must be deleted individually.More Button

When it is agreed that we pass amendments and when, as a consequence, the section is proposed to be deleted, I will be asking members to reply “Not agreed” to the question.More Button

Amendments Nos. 8 to 12, inclusive, are related and may be discussed together.More Button

Amendments Nos. 16 and 17 are related and may be discussed together.More Button

Amendments Nos. 20 to 26, inclusive, are related and may be discussed together.More Button

Amendments Nos. 27 and 28 are related and may be discussed together.More Button

Amendments Nos. 29, 31, 38, 45, 53, 58, 62, 63 and 66 are related and may be discussed together.More Button

Amendments Nos. 32 to 37, inclusive, 39 to 44, inclusive, 46 to 52, inclusive, and 59 are related and may be discussed together.More Button

It will be a very stylish Act when it is passed.More Button

From my experience of the District Court, on any given morning a few hundred cases require to be dealt with, some of which are most petty ones, and these can put a very onerous obligation on a judge. ...More Button

This is not actually an amendment; the section is opposed.More Button

I will put the question.More Button

To use the legal jargon, each appeal is heard ab initio.More Button

Is it agreed that the new section be inserted?More Button

Before I call on the Minister, I will deal with Deputy Rabbitte’s query about my ruling out of his amendment No. 61 after we have disposed of this amendment.More Button

I thank Deputy Rabbitte for his question on the ruling out of amendment No. 61. While it is not for me to comment on the merits or demerits of an amendment, I have empathy with the proposal but it ne...More Button

Yes, but I do not know which one. More Button

The right accrues before the legislation is passed.More Button

By way of clarification, the reasoning behind this, funnily enough, was that tenants of offices for some reason were more conversant with the provisions of the Landlord and Tenant Act as distinct from...More Button

Amendment No. 68 is in the name of an tAire. As amendments Nos. 69 and 70 are related, amendments Nos. 68 to 70, inclusive, will be discussed together.More Button

Are there any further contributions?More Button

How stands the amendment? More Button

Amendments Nos. 72 to 74, inclusive, are related and will be discussed together by agreement. More Button

Is it agreed that the new section be there inserted?More Button

Does that clarify matters?More Button

Amendments Nos. 82 and 83 are related and may be discussed together.More Button

Amendments Nos. 86 and 87 are related and will be discussed together.More Button

Amendments Nos. 88 and 89 are related and may be discussed together.More Button

Message to Dáil.

In accordance with Standing Order 87, the following message will be sent to the Dáil: The Select Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women’s Rights has completed its consideration of the Civil...More Button


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