Regan, Eugene

Wednesday, 8 July 2009

Seanad Eireann Debate
Vol. 196 No. 12

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Order of Business.

I understand from Standing Orders that the Leader is responsible for ordering the business of the House. Will the Leader confirm that this is the case or whether this responsibility rests with the Mi...More Button

To take all Stages of a Bill on any particular day, as the Leader purported to do yesterday in respect of two Bills, is unacceptable. I note that the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Bill 2006, impor...More Button

Stardust Tragedy: Motion.

I, too, warmly welcome the motion which we in Fine Gael hope will give some solace to the families of the victims of this extraordinary tragedy and achieve some closure and finality on the issues they...More Button

Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2009: Committee and Remaining Stages.

I support Senator Mullen’s amendments Nos. 1, 2, 4 and 5 and commend my amendment No. 3 to the House. Subsection 4C(1), as inserted by section 33, states: “It is an offence for a person to facilitate...More Button

We have now established that other EU member states recognise this sport and do not seek to ban or criminalise it. That tells us a good deal about the approach of the Minister. There is no objective...More Button

IPSC shooting is a recognised sport internationally and within the EU. It has been characterised by the Minister and in this legislation in a way which is not necessarily justifiable. I do not belie...More Button

Partly.More Button

The Minister of State is scraping the bottom of the barrel.More Button

The Minister of State conceded that the rest of Europe recognises the IPSC’s shooting sport as a legitimate sport. I referred to the position in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, I...More Button

I move amendment No. 3: In page 24, line 22, after “shooting” to insert the following: “save and except any firearm used for legitimate and controlled sporting purposes as may be specified in Regulati...More Button

Amendment put.
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Enforcement of Court Orders (Amendment) Bill 2009: Report and Final Stages.

I move amendment No. 1: In page 3, between lines 11 and 12, to insert the following: “2.—The Act of 1940 is amended— (a) by the repeal of sections 6 and 9, and (b) by the insertion of the following se...More Button

I wonder why we go to so much trouble in this Bill and not remedy this particular defect in existing legislation. The Minister has correctly outlined the number of safeguards that have been introduce...More Button

In that case, I will press the amendment.More Button

Amendment put.
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

I move amendment No. 2: In page 3, to delete lines 12 to 34, to delete page 4, to delete page 5, to delete page 6, to delete page 7, and to delete page 8.More Button

Yes. Question, “That the words proposed to be deleted stand”, put and declared carried.More Button

I move amendment No. 4: In page 5, between lines 26 and 27, to insert the following: “(c) If he or she considers it appropriate, where another person is indebted to the debtor or the debtor is in rece...More Button

I move amendment No. 6: In page 8, after line 46, to insert the following: “3.—The Enforcement of Court Orders Act 1926 is hereby amended by the insertion of the following section, after section 17: “...More Button

Question put: “That the Bill do now pass.”
No IndicatorVoted No More Button

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2009: Committee and Remaining Stages.

Question put: “That the Bill do now pass.”
No IndicatorVoted No More Button


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