Committee Reports::Joint Committee on Interim, 2nd Interim, 3rd Interim and Final Reports - Electoral Law ::03 May, 1961::Proceedings of the Joint Committee



Dé Céadaoin, 3 Bealtaine, 1961.

Wednesday, 3rd May, 1961.

1. The Joint Committee met at 5 p.m.

2. Members Present.

The following members were present:—

Deputy Healy (in the Chair), Deputies Booth, Jones, Kitt, McQuillan, Moloney and Norton, Senators Cole, L’Estrange, Ó Maoláin and Ryan.

3. The Joint Committee deliberated.

4. Draft Final Report of Joint Committee.

The Joint Committee resumed consideration of the Draft Final Report.

New paragraph.

Amendment proposed (Senator Ó Maoláin):

“Before paragraph 7 to insert a new paragraph as follows:—

‘The Joint Committee considered the question of utilising the services of the Garda Síochána to a greater extent than at present on the field work on the compilation of the register. The Committee also considered, in detail, the question of using the services of postmen for the purpose. The Committee decided that neither proposition was feasible’.”

Question:—“That the new paragraph be there inserted”—put, and agreed to.

5. Adjournment.

The Joint Committee adjourned at 5.35 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 17th May, 1961