Pattison, Séamus

Thursday, 29 November 2001

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 545 No. 3

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Requests to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 31.

Before coming to the Order of Business, I propose to deal with a number of notices under Standing Order 31 dealing with two different topics. I propose to deal with these topics separately and I will ...More Button

Having considered the matter fully, I do not consider it to be in accordance with Standing Order 31. On the second topic, I received notice from Deputies McManus, Gay Mitchell, Neville, Ring and Sarg...More Button

Order, please.More Button

Deputies should not criticise the Chair. I intend to give some consideration to Private Notice Questions on this matter if they are submitted for later today.More Button

Thank you.More Button

Order of Business.

There are three proposals to be put to the House. The first is the proposal for dealing with Nos. 24, 24a and 24b. These are motions for the approval of the terms of the Treaty between the Government ...More Button

This is a proposal to deal with these matters.More Button

That is not in order.More Button

Only one speaker from each group may speak on this motion.More Button

Is the proposal agreed to?More Button

There is a motion before the House. I cannot allow two contributions to the same motion.More Button

I will allow a brief question from Deputy Jim Mitchell.More Button

We are deciding how to take them. They are to be decided without debate and any division demanded taken forthwith.More Button

I must put the proposal.More Button

Is the proposal for dealing with Nos. 24, 24a and 24b agreed to?More Button

Is the proposal for dealing with No. 1, European Communities and Swiss Confederation Bill, 2001 [Seanad] – Second Stage (resumed) and Subsequent Stages agreed to? Agreed. Is the proposal for dealing w...More Button

The Tánaiste without interruption.More Button

The Tánaiste without interruption.More Button

Order, please. An Tánaiste, without interruption.More Button

Deputy Jim Mitchell, without interruption.More Button

A supplementary question, not a statement.More Button

The Chair does not interrupt.More Button

A leader's question from Deputy Howlin. (Interruptions.)More Button

Order, please.More Button

Deputy Jim Mitchell, without interruption.More Button

Order, please.More Button

Order, please. An Tánaiste, without interruption. We are on Leaders' questions.More Button

Order, please. An Tánaiste without interruption.More Button

Order, please. A supplementary question from Deputy Howlin.More Button

An Tánaiste, a final reply.More Button

The Tánaiste, without interruption. Will Deputy Rabbitte please resume his seat. Deputy Howlin has asked his supplementary question. Will Deputies please allow the Tánaiste to reply? More Button

I will now take relevant questions on the Order of Business. I call Deputy Michael Creed.More Button

The Deputy should confine himself to a question on promised legislation.More Button

It is not in order to continue with a statement at this stage. The Deputy will have his opportunity when the Bill comes before the House.More Button

The Deputy should ask his question.More Button

I call Deputy Jim Mitchell.More Button

The Deputy cannot comment on that. This is the Order of Business.More Button

The Deputy has ways of raising the matter but it is not in order on the Order of Business.More Button

The Deputy can raise the matter in other ways but not on the Order of Business. I ask the Deputy to resume his seat. He should raise the matter through the correct procedures.More Button

There are other ways to raise it. It is not in order to raise the matter on the Order of Business.More Button

The Deputy is being disorderly and I ask him to resume his seat. I will have to ask the Deputy to leave the House if he does not resume his seat.More Button

I have ruled the Deputy out of order so he must resume his seat.More Button

The Deputy should not continue with his statement.More Button

The Deputy should leave.More Button

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

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

I call Deputy Broughan.More Button

The question is not in order.More Button

Order, please.More Button

A question, please.More Button

The Deputy should not make statements at this stage.More Button

The Deputy is disorderly.More Button

The Deputy is continuing with a statement which is disorderly.More Button

What measures will be in the Bill are not in order.More Button

It is being examined.More Button

It will be dealt with in accordance with the Standing Order.More Button

It will be dealt with in accordance with the Standing Order.More Button

I will not be cross-examined on this matter.More Button

It will be dealt with strictly in accordance with the Standing Order.More Button

That concludes the Order of Business. We must proceed with the business of the day.More Button

Road Traffic Bill, 2001: Second Stage (Resumed).

The Deputy must conclude as his time is almost up.More Button

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Priority Questions.

It is not possible to alter the order.More Button

The House made a decision to take Priority Questions at 3.30 p.m. and the Chair has no option in the matter. It is the decision of Members of the House. The decision was made yesterday.More Button

The Deputy is in total defiance of the democratic decision of the House.More Button

The Government cannot do so because the order of the House is made by the Members of the House. Under Standing Orders the Chair has no option but to take Priority Questions. I call Question No. 1.More Button

The Deputy should resume his seat. He knows he is out of order and he should not be raising these matters.More Button

The Deputy is well aware he is out of order and he is also well aware that yesterday the House decided to take Priority Questions at 3.30 p.m. and that the order cannot be changed at this stage. The C...More Button

I have allowed the Deputy some latitude. He knows he is out of order and he knows the reason.More Button

If the Deputy submits to the ruling he should resume his seat. The Chair has called Question No. 1. Will the Minister—More Button

There is no point of order while the Chair is on its feet. The Chair has called Question No. 1. We are now on Question No. 1.More Button

There is no point of order. You are not entitled to a point of order when there is disorder. There is disorder and the House will have to return to order.More Button

The Deputy is not helpful. The Chair has not given him the floor. I have said before that individual Deputies cannot usurp the decisions made by their fellow Members. That is what is being attempted h...More Button

That is not a point of order and it cannot be raised.More Button

The Deputy knows he is out of order. If the Deputies do not resume their seats I will suspend the sitting.More Button

The Deputies are persisting. They know they are out of order.More Button

I call Question No. 1.More Button

Priority Questions. - EU Sheepmeat Regime.

Question No. 2.More Button

That is not the Chair's choice.More Button

The Minister has the floor. Has the Minister completed his reply?More Button

We are dealing with Priority Questions. The only Deputy entitled to ask the Minister a question is Deputy Penrose.More Button

The Deputy has to understand that this is Question Time. He must put a question to the Minister.More Button

Priority Questions. - Control of Veterinary Products.

We must move on to Question No. 4.More Button

Priority Questions. - Commonage Division.

A question for the Minister.More Button

The Chair must remind the Deputy that this is Question Time.More Button

Is that a question?More Button

Other Questions. - European Beef Markets.

Order, please.More Button

The Minister of State without interruption.More Button

Private Notice Questions. - Medical Card Cover.

I will call on the Deputies who tabled questions to the Minister for Health and Children in the order in which they submitted their questions to my office.More Button


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