Cummins, Maurice

Tuesday, 20 February 2007

Seanad Eireann Debate
Vol. 186 No. 4

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The Progressive Democrats stole them over the years.More Button

It is catch-up time.More Button

Defamation Bill 2006: Committee Stage.

I suppose that would include Ministers and Ministers of State who blame their secretaries for sending out letters without their knowledge.More Button

We accept the Minister’s apology.More Button

Where there is a financial loss, nobody would disagree that a corporate body is entitled to claim. I take on board what Senators Norris and Maurice Hayes said. This section seems to go a bit overboa...More Button

I also have concerns about this section. I compliment Senator Norris on his research, especially on the case two years ago. It appears to be a complete U-turn on what happened under the same Ministe...More Button

We could do away with juries altogether.More Button

I take the Minister’s point. However, it appears the section is there to curb and restrict the powers of juries. It appears that juries are not being given the credit for making a rational decision,...More Button


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