McDowell, Michael

Wednesday, 13 May 1987

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 372 No. 8

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Defence (Amendment) Bill, 1986: Committee (Resumed) and Final Stages.

The Minister needs to be cautious in regard to amendments to any Bills, especially one with a legal effect but surely it is not acceptable to say to the Dáil that if an amendment is withdrawn here it ...More Button

We would have no opportunity to discuss the matter in the Seanad where it would be debated first so it is undesirable from our point of view to introduce an amendment there. Perhaps I may take up a fe...More Button

The purpose of the amendment moved by Deputy Clohessy is to make it possible to prove in Irish courts martial that a person is or was at any given time subject to military law by virtue of being on ac...More Button

With all due respects, the Minister stands convicted out of his own mouth on this matter because he has just said that this is a matter for regulation as things at present stand and that it has nothin...More Button

I appreciate that but if the matter is entirely governed by regulation, as section 45 effectively says it is, and the Minister has power to promote people only in accordance with regulations and you ...More Button

Written Answers. - Civil Appeals Court.

asked the Minister for Justice the plans, if any, he has to set up a new court to hear civil appeals from the High Court and from whose decisions there could be a further right of appeal to the Suprem...More Button

Written Answers. - Amendment of Statute of Limitations.

asked the Minister for Justice the plans, if any, he has to amend section 11 of the Statute of Limitations, 1957, to cater for cases of latent damage, as recommended by the Supreme Court in 1980.More Button


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