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Proceedings of the Committee

Déardaoin, 28 Deireadh Fómhair, 1976.

Thursday, 28th October, 1976.

1. The Committee met at 11 a.m.

2. Members Present

The following members were present:—

Deputies Bermingham, Crotty, de Valera, H. Gibbons, Governey, Griffin, Moore, C. Murphy and Toal.

3. Election of Chairman.

Motion made (Deputy Bermingham):

“That Deputy de Valera be Chairman of the Committee.”

Question put and agreed to.

Deputy de Valera took the Chair accordingly.

4. Ordered: That the sittings of the Committee be held in private.

5. Consideration of Appropriation Accounts 1974

Consideration of Appropriation Accounts for the period 1 April 1974 to 31 December 1974 was begun. The following Accounts were disposed of:—President’s Establishment, Office of the Minister for Finance, State Laboratory, Secret Service, Agricultural Grants, Miscellaneous Expenses.

6. Witnesses Examined

Mr. M. N. Ó Murchú (Secretary, Department of Finance) and the Comptroller and Auditor General were examined.

7. The Committee deliberated.

8. Adjournment

The Committee adjourned at 12.25 p.m. until 11 a.m. on Thursday next.