Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Abolition of Visa Requirement.
That is a separate question.
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Allegations of Fraud.
A statement is not a supplementary question.
If the Deputy has a supplementary question, he may ask it, not make a speech.
Anybody can raise anything on the Adjournment if the Ceann Comhairle thinks it is in order.
That has nothing to do with the Minister.
Would it not do on the Adjournment?
Well, all right.
I shall hear the Minister, if I may be allowed to be heard, at the end of Question Time.
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Disemployment by Fuel Importers, Limited.
Alleged Misrepresentation—Minister's Statement.
The Minister for External Affairs wishes to make a statement in regard to alleged misrepresentation.
Does Deputy P.J. Burke want to intervene? The Minister stated that he was misrepresented in regard to a speech made somewhere and that he would give his own words, or his speech. I should like to he...
The Minister asked for permission to give the exact words he used in the speech in question. So far, he has not given any of them.
That is so.
The Deputy must withdraw it.
Seanad Éireann has passed the Children (Amendment) Bill, 1949——
It is most disorderly for Deputies to make speeches.
When the Ceann Comhairle speaks others should be silent. Deputy Davern is a persistent roarer up there.
Messages from the Seanad.
The following Messages have been received from Seanad Éireann:— Seanad Éireann has passed the Children (Amendment) Bill, 1949, without amendment. Seanad Éireann has passed the Central Fund Bill, 1949,...
I do not know that I am an authority on such matters or that my opinion would be worth any more than the Deputy's, or any other Deputy's, beyond the fact that when a question of that nature arises, no...
Order of Business.
The Bill went out on Friday night.
There is no vote. The Bill was ordered for to-day. Mr. Aiken rose.
There is nothing before the House except a question in vacuo.
Committee on Finance. - Vote 52—Lands.
Is the Deputy moving to refer the Vote back?
It has not been done yet.
It cannot be done except in the House.
The Chair is deciding that Deputy O'Grady is in possession and should not be interrupted.
Committee on Finance. - Local Authorities (Works) Bill, 1949—Second Stage.
Surely that is not relevant?
Not on the roads.
I have taken notice of a number of interruptions and the cup is very nearly full for three Deputies.