Douglas, James Green

Wednesday, 28 June 1950

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 38 No. 7

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Finance Bill, 1950 ( Certified Money Bill ) —Committee Stage.

I think that is an excellent idea. Agreed.More Button

I agree with Senator Hawkins when he says that the position is much the same as it was in 1947 and I feel a certain amount of satisfaction— though not very great — in knowing that the arguments which ...More Button

The Minister did not do it.More Button

Waterford was exempted at the time the tax was put on.More Button

There is no doubt as to the truth of what Senator Hearne has said. That is the general experience. There is validity in the Minister's argument, only in the case of people who own houses for the purp...More Button

Garda Síochána Pensions Order, 1950—Motion of Approval.

I move: That the Seanad hereby approves of the Garda Síochána Pensions Order, 1950, made on the 25th day of May, 1950, by the Minister for Justice, with the sanction of the Minister for Finance under ...More Button

Do I understand that a Guard who though technically off duty does some good act, which would be part of his ordinary duty, will be regarded as being on duty?More Button

I do not think that is the case according to my reading of the provision.More Button

Finance Bill, 1950 ( Certified Money Bill ) —Committee Stage ( Resumed ), and Final Stages.

I am very glad that Senator Dockrell intervened because I think he got us down to the real problem. I am in agreement with Senator O'Brien when he stated last week that there is no particular virtue i...More Button

I think it is an excellent idea if the Senator is following the Minister's example, particularly when the Minister happens to be right. He is not infallible and neither am I. However, this is an excel...More Button


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