Bill entitled an Act to further facilitate, in the public interest, the financial stability of the European Union and the safeguarding of the financial stability of the Euro Area as a whole and for those purposes—
(a) having regard to the participation by the State in the European Financial Stability Facility, to enable effect to be given to the Amendment to the EFSF Framework Agreement entered into by certain Member States of the European Union on the one part and the European Financial Stability Facility on the other part,
(b) to enable effect to be given, in so far as it relates to the State, to the Amendment to the EUR 80 000 000 000 Loan Facility Agreement done in Brussels on 14 June 2011 and in Athens on 10 June 2011,
(c) to amend the Euro Area Loan Facility Act 2010 and the European Financial Stability Facility Act 2010, and
(d) to provide for related matters.
Minister for Finance (Deputy Michael Noonan):
I move: “That Second Stage be taken now.”
Question put and agreed to.