Ó Cuív, Éamon

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Motor Vehicles (Duties and Licences) Bill 2013: Report and Final Stages (Continued)

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Animal Health and Welfare Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Report Stage

I do not want to delay unnecessarily the Bill today but it must go back to the Seanad which will want to examine the large number of Committee and Report Stage amendments the Dáil has made to it. ...More Button

Animal Health and Welfare Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Report Stage (Resumed)

I am always a little wary of Report Stage amendments because I got caught out badly myself by introducing an amendment on Report Stage which had unintended consequences.   What is th...More Button

Animal Health and Welfare Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Report Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

I have no difficulty with this amendment, especially because it is only involves a regulation making power. Is that correct? Whenever the Minister comes to make this regulation, will he ensure it...More Button

It took me ten minutes last night to figure out what the amendment was about.More Button

It is fair to say the Minister has gone to considerable lengths to take on board points made on Committee Stage when there was substance behind them. I will withdraw amendment No. 8 and accept the...More Button

  Amendment agreed to.More Button

  Amendment No. 8 not moved.More Button

I move amendment No. 10:More Button

I thank the Minister. Again, he has been very reasonable in his approach.More Button

  Amendment agreed to.More Button

I move amendment No. 11:More Button

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I move amendment No. 19:More Button

I do not agree with what the Minister has said for a number of reasons. What I propose would not require the approval of a committee but it could discuss a regulation. There was a situation where...More Button

The introduction of a regulation to set fees for Rossaveal Port, which come under the remit of the Minister's Department, arose during the term of this Government but on examination it was found ...More Button

The practice of being asked to introduce a measure at five minutes to, half a minute to, or one minute to midnight is endemic in the system. The person presenting it could have had it for two ye...More Button

My first proposal relates to animal health levies under Part 5. It is difficult to see where a crisis could arise there. Therefore, my case stands. In the parts of the Bill where I propose to in...More Button

It does not because I have been in this House thousands of time when a motion on a proposed regulation on the Order of Business has been taken without debate.More Button

The amendment is being pressed.More Button

The Minister can give us the gist of it in a paragraph.More Button

I move amendment No. 26:More Button

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

  Amendment declared lost.More Button

I move amendment No. 28:More Button

I move amendment No. 29:More Button

My amendment is in a slightly different format in that it states persons may only be appointed authorised officers under section 37(1), (2) and (3) where they have satisfied the Minister or appoint...More Button

I welcome this amendment, as it shows the Minister has taken on board legitimate concerns and has dealt with them.More Button

  Amendment agreed to.More Button

  Amendment No. 34 not moved.More Button

I move amendment No. 36:More Button

I move amendment No. 38:More Button

Question, "That the words proposed to be deleted stand", put and declared carried.



Amendment declared lost.More Button

It is fair to say that there was serious concern about this issue. I was much in favour of the idea of on-the-spot fines at the beginning but then I had to accept points that had been made which o...More Button

Mortgage Arrears: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members] (Continued)

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Sports Capital Programme Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the capital investment in public tourism product and infrastructure he is targeting under the capital budget of €19 million available to Fáilte Ireland in 2013; and if he will make a statement on t...More Button

Rural Social Scheme

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 141 and 142 of 28 February 2013, the reason a person (details supplied) is not in receipt of a rural social scheme payment of €208 per week; and if she will ...More Button

Planning Issues

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the steps being taken to enforce the regulation that all telecommunication lines have to have a clearance of 22 ft over the road level; the authority or authorities with responsibility for enforcin...More Button

Departmental Schemes

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: when applications under the equine technical and equine breeding schemes National Development Plan 2007 – 2013 will be decided; the number of applications on hand; and if he will make a statement o...More Button

Youth Services

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the reason that funding for Youth Work Ireland, Galway, projects under SPY, YPFSF and YIC have been cut by 10% retrospectively from 1 January 2013, rather than the expected 6.5%; and if she will ma...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the rationale for removing the administration of funding from Youth Work Ireland's national office to the City of Dublin Youth Service Board; the amount of money that this will save in 2013 and sub...More Button