Dockrell, Maurice E.

Friday, 6 February 1953

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 136 No. 3

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Deputy Dockrell says: Timeo Danaos et dona ferentes.More Button

It might be advisable to have attention drawn to the fact that rules had been made.More Button

I move amendment No. 10, which stands in the names of Deputy J. A. Costello, Deputy Cosgrave and in my own name:— To delete sub-section (2). There are various arguments against sub-section (2) of Sect...More Button

It would look as if they were completely under the thumb of the Minister. Amendment No. 10 agreed to.More Button

They are all together. I move amendment No. 11:— In sub-section (3), line 1, to delete “public” and substitute “private.” The idea is to hold the inquiries in private save where the commission themse...More Button

I thank Deputy Davin for the very nice things he has said about me and for his assurance on behalf of his Party, a thing which I already knew, that they were not out for the blood of the business comm...More Button

They can move into a private session?More Button

I move amendment No. 16:— In sub-section (4), line 7, after “inquiry” to add “and at the same time to the association of traders or associations of traders if any in the trade concerned.” I think this...More Button

That is what I am really aiming at. I am not asking for the confidential report the Minister will get.More Button

If there is an assurance that proper notice will be given, that will meet the case.More Button

I move amendment No. 19:— In sub-section (3), paragraph (b), line 24, to delete “It shall be lawful for the Minister to” and substitute “The Minister shall.”More Button

I do not think there is a tremendous amount in this matter.More Button

It is forcing him to omit, but I think the Minister must be left with discretion.More Button

Yes, I think it falls, too. Amendment, by leave, withdrawn. Amendment No. 20 not moved.More Button

I move amendment No. 21:— In sub-section (3), paragraph (b), to delete all words after “person” in line 27, down to the end of the sub-section. As that sub-section stands, the two parts are really con...More Button


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