Campbell, Sean Patrick

Thursday, 14 August 1941

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 25 No. 26

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Trade Union Bill, 1941—Committee (Resumed).

In this section the Minister proposes to take power to reduce to such extent, not exceeding 75 per cent., as he thinks proper, the amount of the deposit to be kept in the High Court where he is satisf...More Button

I should like to support Senator Foran's objection to this section. Sub-section (3) is highly objectionable and the Minister ought to delete it altogether. It has been represented to me that certain...More Button

I suggest there ought to be some rules or regulations determining the time that anyone coming under this section should be allowed to spend examining the register. Let me take my own union as an exam...More Button

This section deals with the change in the amount of the deposit consequent on the change in the number of members. Sub-section (2) provides that where there is a failure on the part of a trade union ...More Button

I agree that the sending of a wilfully false statement would be a very serious offence and that substantial penalties should be provided.More Button

I had intended raising that point. A longer period than 14 days ought to be allowed.More Button

I suggest six months since the union concerned may have to impose a levy on its members to make good the deficiency. If the Minister is not prepared to accept six months perhaps he would accept three...More Button

This section provides that— “this Act shall come into operation on such date, not earlier than six months after the date Section 6 of this Act comes into operation, as the Minister by order appoints.”More Button


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