Friday, 17 September 1920
Dáil Éireann Debate
1. The National Economic Council shall be established by Dáil Eireann as a Government Board and shall carry out such duties as may from time to time be assigned to it. The funds necessary for its work shall be provided by vote of the Dáil and its employees shall be servants of the Dáil.
(b) An elected element comprising duly accredited representatives of various organised economic interests, such as Labour, Agriculture (Farmers' Union, etc.), Co-operation, etc., and representatives of some of the local Public Bodies.
(b) By providing a common ground for representatives of various economic interests and by promoting negotiations between them to secure agreements and joint action which will safeguard national interests.
4. Decisions of the Council on matters not relating to procedure or internal discipline shall be with the consent of the representatives of the interests concerned. Where agreement cannot be reached majority and minority reports may be submitted to An Dáil. The Secretary of the Council shall supply the Ministry with copies of the minutes of the Council and its Sub-Committees.
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