Safety, Health and Welfare of Workers in Industry Bill, 1976: First Stage.

Wednesday, 8 December 1976

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 295 No. 2

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Leave granted to introduce a Bill entitled an Act to make further and better provision for the safety, health and welfare of workers in industry, for that purpose to amend and extend the Factories Act, 1955, and to provide for other matters connected with the aforementioned matters.

—(Minister for Labour.)

An Ceann Comhairle: Information on Seán Treacy  Zoom on Seán Treacy  When is it proposed to take the next Stage?

Mr. M. O'Leary: Information on Michael O'Leary  Zoom on Michael O'Leary  Next session.

Mr. J. Lynch: Information on John Lynch  Zoom on John Lynch  When will the Bill be circulated?

Mr. M. O'Leary: Information on Michael O'Leary  Zoom on Michael O'Leary  I hope the Bill will be circulated early in the next session.

Mr. J. Lynch: Information on John Lynch  Zoom on John Lynch  The Minister is introducing a Bill now and does not expect to circulate it until next session?

Mr. M. O'Leary: Information on Michael O'Leary  Zoom on Michael O'Leary  It may be circulated before that.

[172]Mr. J. Lynch: Information on John Lynch  Zoom on John Lynch  More of the bluff.

Mr. M. O'Leary: Information on Michael O'Leary  Zoom on Michael O'Leary  I should like to tell Deputy Lynch who is worried about the number of Bills that come before the House that this one will be circulated early next session.

Mr. J. Lynch: Information on John Lynch  Zoom on John Lynch  Is it not most unusual to be introducing a Bill at the end of one session and not circulating it until early in the next session?

An Ceann Comhairle: Information on Seán Treacy  Zoom on Seán Treacy  I require a date for the Second Stage of the Bill. Is it agreed that the Second Stage will be taken on the first sitting day after the Christmas recess?

Mr. G. Fitzgerald: Information on Garrett Fitzgerald  Zoom on Garrett Fitzgerald  I should like the Minister to tell the House the name of the Bill he intends introducing tomorrow morning. Will the Minister tell the House also how many Bills from his Department are at present before the House and how many have been passed in the last 18 months?

Second Stage ordered for first sitting day after the Christmas recess.


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