Manning, Maurice

Tuesday, 9 June 1998

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 155 No. 20

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The Order of Business is agreed. I compliment the Minister for Foreign Affairs on his initiative regarding the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons. Ireland has an honourable record at the UN of help...More Button

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What about the Leader? He should not be so modest.More Button

Investor Compensation Bill, 1998: Committee and Remaining Stages.

It is normal practice that regulations would be laid before the Houses of Oireachtas. However, there is a serious deficiency in the way in which the Oireachtas does its work in this regard. Regulati...More Button

I do not wish to gainsay a word the Minister said and I do not disagree with him. He has spoken very comprehensively and eloquently from the point of view of the Executive. I am sure everything he sai...More Button

The Minister of State indicated that regulation is really a question of administration. Frequently, however, there is no clear dividing line between administration and policy. It is the responsibility...More Button

I support this useful and positive amendment. We should realise that we are at the stage in our national development where people who would not have invested in the past are investing money they got ...More Button

Does the section provide that if a solicitor who is acting as an investment intermediary defaults the clients must be compensated by the Law Society rather than by the new company?More Button

If there is a case involving fines or penalties will they be imposed by the Law Society or by the new company?More Button

Is the Minister of State happy that the distinction is sufficiently clear? Will he examine the matter again before the Bill is discussed in the Dáil?More Button

It is a pleasure doing business with the Minister of State and I thank him for being so open with us.More Button

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