Pattison, Séamus

Wednesday, 24 May 2000

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 519 No. 6

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Request to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 31.

I propose to deal with a notice of motion under Standing Order 31 from Deputy Yates. I call on Deputy Yates to state the matter of which he has given notice to me.More Button

Having considered the matter fully, I do not consider it to be one contemplated by Standing Order 31 and, therefore, I cannot grant leave to move the motion.More Button

Order of Business.

There are no proposals to be put to the House. I call Deputy John Bruton on the Order of Business.More Button

Deputy Yates should resume his seat.More Button

The Deputy is being disorderly.More Button

We cannot debate this matter further now. This is the Order of Business, it is not a debate. I call Deputy Quinn on the Order of Business.More Button

The Taoiseach without interruption.More Button

The contents of proposed or promised legislation are not a matter for the Order of Business.More Button

That is not in order on the Order of Business.More Button

Questions of that nature are not in order. They must be on promised legislation.More Button

That is not in order. It must be clearly promised legislation.More Button

Is this promised legislation?More Button

The Deputy is inquiring about the content of legislation; he should approach the matter in a different way.More Button

I have ruled on the matter on which I have allowed much latitude. I remind the Deputy that we are on the Order of Business.More Button

Does the Taoiseach wish to comment?More Button

We cannot debate the matter now on the Order of Business. I call Deputy McGahon.More Button

I have called Deputy McGahon.More Button

We cannot have arguments on the Order of Business.More Button

The Deputy is making a statement; this is not in order on the Order of Business.More Button

Can we now hear Deputy McGahon?More Button

The Deputy should raise that matter in another way.More Button

I have allowed the Deputy to make his point, even though he should have sought other ways to do so.More Button

Merchant Shipping (Investigation of Marine Casualties) Bill, 1999: Report and Final Stages.

As there are no amendments we will proceed to Fifth Stage.More Button

No amendments have been offered on Report Stage.More Button

The Deputy may comment on Fifth Stage. Question proposed: “That the Bill do now pass.”More Button

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Report Stage.

Amendment No. 2 is an alternative to amendment No. 1 and these amendments may be taken together by agreement.More Button

Amendments Nos. 3, 20, 22, 24 and 25 are cognate and may be taken together by agreement.More Button

Amendments Nos. 5, 6, 7 and 15 are related to amendment No. 4 and these amendments may be taken together by agreement.More Button

Amendment No. 10 is an alternative to amendment No. 9 and both may be discussed together. Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

This contribution by the Minister constitutes his final reply.More Button

The mover of an amendment can speak as long as he or she wishes.More Button

The mover has the right of a second contribution of two minutes and a right to reply.More Button

Any other Deputy has one speaking opportunity and a subsequent opportunity of two minutes.More Button

The Deputy is on his two minutes now. He will have a further opportunity to reply.More Button

Yes.More Button

Amendments Nos. 12 and 14 are consequential and may be discussed together by agreement.More Button

Ceisteanna–Questions. - Legislative Programme.

I must remind the House that this is Question Time.More Button

Deputy Gormley must ask a question.More Button

We must proceed to Question No. 3. We have devoted 17 minutes to this question and there are other questions on the Order Paper.More Button

Priority Questions. - Children in Care.

Deputy Shatter should not intervene, it is most disorderly during Priority Questions.More Button

The Deputy should put a question.More Button

The Deputy should not intervene while the Minister is on her feet.More Button

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Report Stage (Resumed).

Amendments Nos. 42 and 43 are related and may be discussed together.More Button

Private Members' Business. - Ministerial Appointment: Motion (Resumed).

The Minister without interruption.More Button

The Deputy should not use the word lies.More Button

If the Deputy does not keep quiet I will have to take action.More Button

The Minister without interruption.More Button

Order, please. The Minister should address the ChairMore Button

The Deputies will have 15 minutes in which to reply.More Button

The Deputy, without interruption.More Button

The Deputy should not display a newspaper.More Button


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