Committee Reports::Report No. 02 - Procedure and Privileges (Office of Leas-Cheann Comhairle)::16 March, 1928::Proceedings of the Joint Committee



Déardaoin, 16adh Márta, 1928.

Thursday, 16th March, 1928.

1. The Committee met at 11.15 a.m. in Committee Room No. 106.

2. The following members were present:—

The Ceann Comhairle (in the Chair); Deputies Aiken, Boland, Cooper, Duggan, P.S. Doyle, Little, MacEntee, Morrissey, O’Donovan, O’Sullivan and Thrift.

7. Office of Leas-Cheann Comhairle.

The Chairman outlined to the Committee his views of the duties attaching to the Office of Leas-Cheann Comhairle and of the position of a Deputy holding that office as regards the tabling of motions and amendments, putting of questions, intervention in debates, voting and political activities outside the Dáil.

The Committee expressed a desire to have a memorandum dealing generally with the matter submitted to it at its next meeting.

8. The Committee adjourned at 1 p.m. until Wednesday next at 11.15 a.m.