Item No. 2, Report of Committee of Selection.
I will discuss the matter in my office with the Senator.
Insurance Bill, 1990: Second and Subsequent Stages.
It may be that Senator Manning will be in a position to substantiate his case.
Senator Manning without interruption.
I do not govern the decisions of individual Members to stand up and address the House at this stage.
I am calling Senator Mooney.
I called Senator Mooney. Senators please resume your seats.
Senator Mooney, proceed.
Will you speak to the Bill, Senator Mooney.
Senator Mooney, I am not going to allow this to continue. If you are going to bow, as you have said, to the wishes of Members of the House and allow the Minister in, we will call the Minister.
I am not going to allow points of order. The Minister is on his feet and surely we will give him the courtesy of an opportunity to address the House.
It is now 3.45 p.m. and in accordance with the resolution of the House I am required to put the question on the Insurance Bill, 1990. “That the Bill be now read a Second Time, that Committee Stage is ...
The question is: “That the Bill be now read a Second Time, that Committee Stage is hereby completed, that the Bill is reported to the House without amendment, that Report Stage is hereby completed and...
As fewer than five Senators rose in their places I declare the question carried. Question declared carried.
The names of the Senators who stood will be recorded in the Journal of the Proceedings of the Seanad.
Business of Seanad.
On my own behalf and on behalf of the Leas-Chathaoirleach and the panel of Chairmen, I would like to say a special word of thanks to all of you for your co-operation and understanding in difficult ci...