Buckley, Pat

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) (Amendment) Bill 2017: First Stage

I move:More Button

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) (Amendment) Bill 2017: First Stage (Continued)

Should a patient ordinarily require cardiopulmonary resuscitation, CPR, or ventilation, this treatment will not be administered. These directives can be particularly important in mental health car...More Button

This amending Bill would remove that block on involuntary patients with capacity forming advance health care directives. It was developed by Mental Health Reform and in conjunction with Sinn Féi...More Button

I move: "That the Bill be taken in Private Members' time."More Button

Cannabis for Medicinal Use Regulation Bill 2016 Report: Motion [Private Members]

Anseo.More Button

Cannabis for Medicinal Use Regulation Bill 2016 Report: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

I, too, welcome everyone in the Gallery. I welcome the opportunity to speak. I have listened to much of the debate and put my pen away because I kept changing my notes.More Button

There has been a lot of misinformation. Sinn Féin supports the legalisation of medicinal cannabis where it is deemed medically necessary. I would like to appeal to Members of all parties and no...More Button

I acknowledge Deputy Kenny and his colleagues on bringing this issue forward. We have spoken on a personal, rather than a political, basis. I know the work that went into the process. I do not...More Button

I thank Deputies for having a debate with Sinn Féin and other parties and being willing to make compromises to get the Bill to the final stage. We want to try to help Ava Barry and all of the ot...More Button