Order of Business.
That is out of order. The Senator did not give notice of his intention to raise the matter. He may raise it tomorrow if the House sits tomorrow.
Companies (Amendment) Bill, 1982 [Seanad Bill Amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages.
This is a Seanad Bill which has been amended by the Dáil. In accordance with Standing Order 82, it is deemed to have passed its First, Second and Third Stages in the Seanad and is placed on the Order...
Business of Seanad.
May I interrupt the Senator for a moment to call on Senator Brendan Ryan on Standing Order 29.
I have given careful consideration to the matter raised by Senator Brendan Ryan. I do not at present consider it to be a matter contemplated by Standing Order 29. I regret therefore I have to rule i...
It is not contemplated in Standing Orders. Senator Magner rose.
I cannot allow a discussion on this. The Senator cannot dispute the ruling of the Chair.
An Bille um an Ochtú Leasú ar an mBunreacht, 1982: An Tuarascáil (Atógáil). Eighth Amendment of the Constitution Bill, 1982: Report Stage (Resumed).
I do not think the Senator can bring that in and the Senator knows that well. I have ruled on the matter.
Will the Senator help me in the process?
No, but I will discuss the matter with Senators when I leave the Chair. Senator Robinson to continue on the Bill.
I do not like to interrupt the Senator but I must tell the Minister that there is a division in the other House. If the Senator wants to continue he may or does he want to wait until the Minister com...
The House will adjourn for 15 minutes. Sitting suspended at 4.45 p.m. and resumed at 5 p. m.
Business of Seanad.
It is not proper to raise the matter in this way. However, it should be brought to the Committee on Procedure and Privileges.
Does Senator McGuinness agree?
That does not arise at this stage. Has the House agreed to suspend the sitting?
That does not arise. I ruled on that already today.
I will talk to the Senator later. Sitting suspended at 6 p.m. and resumed at 7 p.m.