Business of Seanad.
I have received notice from Senator Terry that on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today she proposes to raise the following matter: The need for the Minister for Education and Science to p...
Private Business. - The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (Charters Amendment) Bill 2002: Report from the Examiner of Private Bills.
In accordance with Standing Order 62, leave is given to proceed with the Bill which is now deemed to be read for the first time in the Seanad.
Order of Business.
Does the Senator have a question for the Leader?
Is Senator Norris moving an amendment to the Order of Business?
The Senator can provide those reasons when the matter is debated.
The Senator need not give the reasons, he should just move the amendment.
Senator Norris is proposing that item 11, motion 22, be taken.
We do not want the reasons.
We do not want the reasons to be outlined on the Order of Business.
These are matters for the debate.
That matter was dealt with and we cannot revisit it. Does the Senator have a question for the Leader?
Is the Senator seeking a debate?
That is not in order.
It is not in order to raise that matter on the Order of Business. The Senator can raise it during the debate on the Bill.
The Senator must resume his seat.
The Leader of the House to reply.
The Leader did not refer to his absence.
The Leader to reply, without interruption.
Senator Norris has proposed an amendment to the Order of Business. Is it being pressed?
Immigration Bill, 2002: Committee Stage (Resumed).
We are resuming on amendment No. 27 to amendment No. 15. Principal amendment No. 17 is related and both may be discussed together.
Amendment No. 28 to amendment No. 15 is related to principal amendment No. 18 and these can be discussed together.
We have now disposed of the 28 amendments tabled to amendment No. 15. Amendment No. 15, as amended, put. Tá
Request to Move Adjournment of the Seanad under Standing Order 29.
I have notice from Senator Norris regarding a motion he wishes to raise under Standing Order 29. I call Senator Norris to give notice of the motion before I give my ruling.
I have given careful consideration to the matter raised by the Senator which I do not consider to be one contemplated by Standing Order 29. I regret, therefore, that I have had to rule it out of order...
The Senator may not debate—
The Senator may not debate the matter further now. He should resume his seat.