Jones, Denis Francis

Wednesday, 6 March 1974

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 270 No. 13

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Private Business. - The Leopardstown Park Hospital (Trust Deed Amendment) Bill, 1972 [Seanad]: Report and Final Stages.

I move: “That the Bill be received for final consideration.” Question put and agreed to. Agreed to take Fifth Stage today.More Button

I move: That notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained under Standing Orders relative to Private Business, the Fifth Stage of the Leopardstown Park Hospital (Trust Deed Amendment) Bill, 1972 ...More Button

I move: “That the Bill do now pass.” Question put and agreed to.More Button

Private Business. - Electoral (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 1973: Committee Stage (Resumed).

Section 6.More Button

I would ask the Deputy to confine his remarks to section 6.More Button

Will the Deputy please speak on section 6?More Button

I would ask the Deputy to speak on section 6.More Button

We are not dealing with other legislation. The Deputy must speak on section 6.More Button

Deputy Molloy.More Button

Deputy Molloy.More Button

The Chair has already asked Deputy Molloy to continue with his contribution to the debate.More Button

Will the Deputy please keep to section 6? Notice taken that 20 Members were not present; House counted, and 20 Members being present,More Button

Deputy O'Malley.More Button

Deputy Harte must resume his seat. Deputy O'Malley.More Button

Deputy Molloy replied. Deputy O'Malley on the section.More Button

On the section.More Button

Deputy Molloy had the opportunity of replying to the Minister and the Chair then requested him to come to the section. The Chair hopes Deputy O'Malley will do likewise. Section 6.More Button

There is nothing in section 6 about a guillotine.More Button

Will Deputies cease interrupting?More Button

Deputy O'Malley must be allowed to speak.More Button

Deputies must allow Deputy O'Malley to speak.More Button

I hope the Deputy is not about to repeat what Deputy Molloy said.More Button

Section 6.More Button

Section 6.More Button

Deputy Cunningham now on section 6.More Button

The Chair will deal with the matter when he has heard the Deputy's argument and knows the trend of that argument.More Button

That does not entitle the Deputy to advocate it on this subsection. The Chair on the last occasion ruled that the matter could not be dealt with under this section.More Button

The Deputy may not go into that because, as the Chair pointed out on the last occasion, this Bill is in consonance with the Bill of 1963 which deals with the status of postal voters. That ruling has ...More Button

The Chair will not be interested in anything other than what the Bill before the House at the moment provides.More Button

The Chair will have regard only to what is here at the moment.More Button

Now the Deputy must listen to the Chair.More Button

The Deputy is well aware, as a skilled parliamentarian of long standing, that no one in this House may anticipate legislation. The Deputy is well aware of that.More Button

The Chair has given a ruling and the Chair must be obeyed.More Button

Let us keep to section 6 now.More Button

We may not have a debate on that.More Button

This has nothing to do with section 6. Deputy Tunney and Deputy Harte rose.More Button

The Chair unfortunately did not realise Deputy Harte was going to offer.More Button

Deputies Crowley and Harte will leave the House. (Interruptions.)More Button

Deputies Crowley and Harte will leave the House.More Button

The Deputy will resume his seat while the Chair is in possession. Deputies Crowley and Harte will leave the House.More Button

The Chair is in possession.More Button

Could the Chair appeal to Deputies? The debate is becoming emotional. If Deputies would contribute to the debate in a constructive fashion, without bringing in personalities or epithets across the H...More Button

Deputy Tunney. (Interruptions.)More Button

Would Deputies cease interrupting and allow the Deputy in possession to make his contribution?More Button

Deputy Tunney.More Button

The Chair would remind the Deputy that he is being repetitious in his argument, as he was on the last occasion he spoke.More Button

The Chair has ruled that they are not.More Button

The section just deals with the compiling of the register.More Button

The Deputy is proceeding to deal with it although the Chair has ruled it out.More Button

The Chair feels equally strongly that having given a ruling it should be obeyed.More Button

We will deal with the Schedule when we get to it. Notice taken that 20 Members were not present; House counted, and 20 Members being present,More Button

Section 3 does not fall to be dealt with now.More Button

We are dealing with section 6.More Button

The Deputy is digressing.More Button

Private Members' Business. - Farm Income: Motion (Resumed).

The Deputy has one minute.More Button

Deputy Collins.More Button

I must put the motion now.More Button

Private Members' Business. - Electoral (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 1973: Committee Stage (Resumed).

We cannot go back on that section now.More Button

The Deputy is going back on a section that is finished now.More Button

The Deputy will stay on the amendment now.More Button

We are dealing with the amendment. Notice taken that 20 Members were not present; House counted, and 20 Members being present,More Button

The Minister to resume his speech.More Button

An tAire.More Button

If the Deputy would wait for the Chair.More Button

The Chair has often pointed out that within the House Deputies should not make allegations against people who have no opportunity to defend themselves here. This is a precedent of long standing in th...More Button

The Chair has indicated that Deputies should not make allegations.More Button

Is the Deputy reflecting on the Chair?More Button

The Deputy is reflecting on the Chair by imputation then.More Button

The Chair has taken note of that and has given from the Chair such advice as the Chair can give.More Button

The Chair would advise Deputies that in regard to these matters epithets should not be flung around particularly where they are specific and where the person is identifiable.More Button

An tAire.More Button

On the amendment, Deputy.More Button

Keep to the amendment, please.More Button

The Deputy must keep to this amendment.More Button

That is not relevant to this amendment. The Deputy must keep with the amendment.More Button

Keep to this amendment, Deputy, amendment a.1.More Button

The Deputy must keep to this amendment.More Button

The amendment, please, Deputy.More Button

The Deputy should keep to the amendment.More Button

Amendment a.1.More Button

Amendment a.1.More Button

This point should not be raised at this time. There was a quorum present.More Button

Not at this point.More Button

Deputy Dowling, please.More Button

The Deputy should keep to the amendment.More Button

This seems to be repetitious.More Button

The Deputy is an old Parliamentarian and he knows he is being repetitious and that to be repetitious is disorderly.More Button

The Chair appreciates that and that is why he is asking the Deputy not to be repetitious.More Button

We are dealing with the amendment.More Button

We cannot deal with the section until the amendment is disposed of.More Button

An tAire.More Button


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