Killeen, Tony

Thursday, 17 December 2009

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 698 No. 5

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Order of Business.

Question put: “That the proposal for dealing with the late sitting be agreed to.”
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Question put: “That the proposal for dealing with No. 6 be agreed to.”
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Question put: “That the proposal for dealing with No. 40 be agreed to.”
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Question put: “That the proposal for dealing with No. 1 be agreed to.”
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Question put: “That the words proposed to be deleted stand.”
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Question put: “That the Dáil on its rising today shall adjourn until 2.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 19 January 2010.”
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Pollution of North Sea: Motion.

I move: That Dáil Éireann approves the accession by Ireland to the terms of the Agreement for co-operation in dealing with Pollution of the North Sea by Oil and other Harmful Substances, as amended by...More Button

Information on Tax Matters (Liechtenstein): Motion.

I move: That Dáil Éireann approves the following Order in draft: Exchange of Information Relating to Tax Matters (Principality of Liechtenstein) Order 2009, a copy of which was laid before Dáil Éirean...More Button

Information on Tax Matters (Jersey): Motion.

I move: That Dáil Éireann approves the following Order in draft: Exchange of Information Relating to Tax Matters and Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income) (Jersey) Order 2009, a copy of which was l...More Button

Information on Tax Matters (Guernsey): Motion.

I move: That Dáil Éireann approves the following Order in draft: Exchange of Information Relating to Tax Matters and Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income) (Guernsey) Order 2009, a copy of which was...More Button

Information on Tax Matters (Gibraltar): Motion.

I move: That Dáil Éireann approves the following Order in draft: Exchange of Information Relating to tax Matters (Gibraltar) Order 2009, a copy of which was laid before Dáil Éireann on 18th November, ...More Button

Information on Tax Matters (Republic of Serbia): Motion.

I move: That Dáil Éireann approves the following Order in draft: Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income) (Republic of Serbia) Order 2009, a copy of which was laid before Dáil Éireann on 18th November...More Button

Information on Tax Matters (Cayman Islands): Motion.

I move: That Dáil Éireann approves the following Order in draft: Agreement Concerning Information on Tax Matters (Cayman Islands) Order 2009, a copy of which was laid before Dáil Éireann on 18th Novem...More Button

Information on Tax Matters (Republic of Moldova): Motion.

I move: That Dáil Éireann approves the following Order in draft: Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income) (Republic of Moldova) Order 2009, a copy of which was laid before Dáil Éireann on 18th Novembe...More Button

Information on Tax Matters (Bermuda): Motion.

I move: That Dáil Éireann approves the following Order in draft: Exchange of Information Relating to Taxes (Bermuda) Order 2009, a copy of which was laid before Dáil Éireann on 18th November, 2009.More Button

Information on Tax Matters (Georgia): Motion.

I move: That Dáil Éireann approves the following Order in draft: Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income) (Georgia) Order 2009, a copy of which was laid before Dáil Éireann on 18th November, 2009.More Button

Information on Tax Matters (Bosnia and Herzegovina): Motion.

I move: That Dáil Éireann approves the following Order in draft: Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income and Capital Gains) (Bosnia and Herzegovina) Order 2009, a copy of which was laid before Dáil Éi...More Button

Information on Tax Matters (Republic of Belarus): Motion.

I move: That Dáil Éireann approves the following Order in draft: Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income and on Capital) (Republic of Belarus) Order 2009, a copy of which was laid before Dáil Éireann ...More Button

Information on Tax Matters (Anguilla): Motion.

I move: That Dáil Éireann approves the following Order in draft: Exchange of Information Relating to Taxes (Anguilla) Order 2009, a copy of which was laid before Dáil Éireann on 18th November, 2009.More Button

Information on Tax Matters (Kingdom of Bahrain): Motion.

I move: That Dáil Éireann approves the following Order in draft: Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income and Capital Gains) (Kingdom of Bahrain) Order 2009, a copy of which was laid before Dáil Éirean...More Button

Information on Tax Matters (Turks and Caicos Islands): Motion.

I move: That Dáil Éireann approves the following Order in draft: Exchange of Information relating to Taxes (Turks and Caicos Islands) Order 2009, a copy of which was laid before Dáil Éireann on 18th N...More Button

Ombudsman for Children: Motion.

I move: That Dáil Éireann recommends Ms. Emily Logan for re-appointment by the President to be the Ombudsman for Children.More Button

Houses of the Oireachtas Commission: Motion.

I move: That Dáil Éireann, in accordance with section 8(3)(a) of the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission Acts 2003 and 2006, appoints Deputy John Browne to be an ordinary member of the Houses of the O...More Button

Forestry (Amendment) Bill 2009: Second Stage.

I move: “That the Bill be now read a Second Time.” The purpose of the Forestry (Amendment) Bill 2009 is to increase Coillte Teoranta’s statutory borrowing limit.More Button

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This Bill proposes to amend section 24(1)(b) of the Forestry Act 1988, which provides for borrowings by Coillte Teoranta for capital purposes including working capital. Section 1 provides for an incre...More Button

I will do my best to speak as quickly as possible, a Leas-Cheann Comhairle, as many Members wish to speak. They will not be able to do so, however, because of the votes and other issues. For the Dep...More Button

Investment in forestry has been a part of Government policy since the foundation of the State. This investment has contributed to a thriving wood processing sector which employs many thousands throug...More Button

I am prepared to cede half of my time to Deputy Sherlock.More Button

I will be brief, although I ceded more than half my time to other Deputies. The circumstances they objected to were entirely beyond my control. We allowed over two hours for this debate initially bu...More Button

It will. I remind the House that there is a major forestry Bill in an advanced stage of preparation. I would have preferred to consolidate all the forestry measures in one Bill but this was not poss...More Button

The forestry regime in Ireland is considerably more attractive than that in the United Kingdom and elsewhere. The strategic review of Coillte and other matters will be better presented in the context...More Button

Forestry (Amendment) Bill 2009: Committee and Remaining Stages.

I will include the addressing of the amendment in my response.More Button

Deputy Creed raised the question of committee procedure and I will deal with that a little later. I will come to the amendment first. It is an important point and I will try to address it. The Depu...More Button

To the best of my recollection, for a period of 40 years or some very long period, the company projected a necessity of €600 million or €700 million — some quite large amount — which would have reflec...More Button

I will be coming to that specific point in response to one of the points raised by Deputy Sherlock. On the second aspect of the amendment, the moneys borrowed temporarily shall be noted in the annual ...More Button

I will inform the Deputy why I believe this is the case. He made the point that we could have waited for the Forestry (Amendment) Bill and that was my initial preference. He also asked when it was n...More Button

With regard to temporary borrowing and short-term difficulty, as mentioned by Deputy Creed, I am not aware of any difficulty, if such exists. Headroom is allowed here to deal with a number of proposa...More Button

Houses of the Oireachtas Commission (Amendment) Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Committee and Remaining Stage.

Question put.
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