Seanad Éireann - Volume 155 - 30 April, 1998
Orders of Reference of Committees: Motion.
Mr. Cassidy Mr. Cassidy
Mr. Cassidy: I move:
That the Orders of Reference of the Committees listed in the Table to this motion be amended by the insertion of the following new subparagraph after subparagraph (2)(a)(iii):
‘(iv) such Annual Reports or Annual Reports and Accounts, required by law and laid before either or both Houses of the Oireachtas, of bodies under the aegis of the Department(s) specified in paragraph 2(a)(i), and the overall operational results, statements of strategy and corporate plans of these bodies, as it may select.
Provided that the Joint Committee shall not, at any time, consider any matter relating to such a body which is, which has been, or which is, at that time, proposed to be considered by the Committee of Public Accounts pursuant to the Orders of Reference of that Committee and/or the Comptroller and Auditor General (Amendment) Act, 1993.
Provided further that the Joint Committee shall refrain from inquiring into in public session, or publishing confidential information regarding, any such matter if so requested either by the body or by the Minister in charge of that Department; and’.”
Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs
Joint Committee on Heritage and the Irish Language
Joint Committee on Justice, Equality and Women's Rights
Joint Committee on Family, Community and Social Affairs
Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine
Joint Committee on the Environment and Local Government
Joint Committee on Finance and the Public Service
Joint Committee on Public Enterprise and Transport
Joint Committee on Health and Children
 Joint Committee on Education and Science
Joint Committee on Enterprise and Small Business
Joint Committee on Tourism, Sport and Recreation.
Question put and agreed to.
Seanad Éireann 155 Orders of Reference of Committees: Motion.