Fahey, Frank

Wednesday, 10 May 2006

Seanad Eireann Debate
Vol. 183 No. 82

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Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Bill 2005: Report and Final Stages.

On Committee Stage, the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform indicated that some aspects of the amendment merited inclusion. He asked Senators for time to consider the wording in conjunction ...More Button

On Committee Stage, the Minister indicated that he would revert to the Parliamentary Counsel on these amendments. Their purpose is to permit applications for account information and account monitoring...More Button

On Committee Stage, the Minister indicated it was unlikely he would be in a position to accept these amendments. He consulted the Attorney General on them. The effect of amendments Nos. 3 and 5 would ...More Button

Amendments Nos. 6 to 14, inclusive, relate to interception provisions. Amendments Nos. 7, 8 and 11 were raised by Senator Cummins and Senator Brian Hayes on Committee Stage. Amendments Nos. 7 and 11 w...More Button

Amendment No. 17 was raised on Committee Stage and provides that a statement of evidence of a witness taken in accordance with a letter of request and certified by or on behalf of the court or tribuna...More Button

An amendment similar to this one was tabled on Committee Stage. It requires other member states to serve documents in this country requiring persons to attend hearings in another state within a reason...More Button

Senators raised this issue on Committee Stage and the Minister indicated then that the subsection Senators wish to delete is an important provision permitting the courts to refuse to grant measures wh...More Button

This amendment was proposed on Committee Stage. The Minister indicated then that he did not consider that it served any purpose and that he did not propose to accept it, subject to further consultatio...More Button

I thank the Senators who have contributed to this constructive debate on the Bill. This is important legislation which will strengthen our hand in the fight against terrorism and transnational crime. ...More Button

Parental Leave (Amendment) Bill 2004 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages.

The Parental Leave (Amendment) Bill 2004 was introduced in this House over 12 months ago and a number of amendments were made during its passage through the House. I am glad to have the opportunity to...More Button

Amendment No. 2 extends the existing force majeure leave entitlement in section 13 of the Parental Leave Act 1998 to employees in respect of persons with whom they have relationships of domestic depen...More Button

Yes. The amendment resulted from the acceptance of the case made by Senators.More Button

Sons and daughters are already covered by the legislation. The purpose of this amendment is simply to include same sex couples. It is intended to ensure equality between same sex couples and heterosex...More Button

Amendment No. 3 is a textual amendment, which I accepted on Report Stage on the basis that it improves the text of the Bill by offering greater clarity in respect of the provision in question. Amendme...More Button


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