Committee Reports::Final Report - Betting Act 1926, and the Law relating to the Business of Bookmaking::14 November, 1928::Proceedings of the Joint Committee



Dé Céadaoin, 14 Mí na, Samhna, 1928.

Wednesday, 14 November, 1928.

1. The Joint Committee met at 11 a.m.

2. Present: Deputies A. Byrne, Cooper, P. S. Doyle, and MacEntee; Senators Bennett, Foran, MacGuinness, Sir Bryan Mahon, Molloy and Parkinson.

3. Motion made (Senator Foran):—

“That Senator Sir Bryan Mahon be Chairman of the Joint Committee.”

Question put and agreed to.

Senator Sir Bryan Mahon accordingly took the Chair.

4. Ordered: That the quorum be five, including at least one member of each House.

5. Ordered: That the Press be admitted to meetings of the Joint Committee when evidence is taken; provided that witnesses, should they choose, may give their evidence in private.

6. Ordered: That witnesses may be accompanied by technical advisers, including solicitors, but may not be heard by counsel.

7. The Joint Committee decided to invite the Commissioner of the Gárda Síochána, the Revenue Commissioners, and the Department of Posts and Telegraphs, amongst others, to give evidence.

8. The Joint Committee adjourned at 11.45 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Wednesday next.