Order of Business.
Looking forward to a good debate.
Prohibition of Forcible Entry and Occupation Bill, 1970: Report Stage.
I should like to support the spirit of these amendments. There is an unreal dilemma here for the Minister. If I am correct, the present position is that nobody with any interest in property is enti...
That is genuine.
What is its condition?
It existed in a different form.
Tenure is essentially a feudal concept.
It has the effect of this.
Giving landlords rights.
Not necessarily any person. It could be a limited company. It cannot act except by its agents, by company law.
You would not.
Do not give them because they are not relevant.
I positively assert that this is an untrue and incorrect statement of the law.
And to be fair, we do make special provisions for the Press with regard to libel.
I take, for example, the publication of the proceedings of this House.
There is an express privilege of the Press.
Unless the House agrees to this.
The House agrees.
I should like to say a few words to help my halting friend in the proposal of his amendment. I do not like the expression “Nothing in this Act shall apply”. I completely agree with Senator Kelly. I...
They do not.
There is no explanation in these other cases.
Was that precisely the wording, “if they are in force”?
What is the sixth Act?
Then we really have five, not six.
I also should like to speak on the amendments.