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The Dáil is set to resume following summer recess at 2pm tomorrow during which the National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012 will be discussed at second stage. A number of committees will also meet tomorrow including the Jobs, Enterprise and Innovationcommittee which will meet at for two sessions (1pm and 3pm) to discuss unemployment and youth unemployment. Representatives from the European Commission, SIPTU and Forfás will attend the first sitting of the committee. Representatives from Ernst and Young, Griffin Group and Discovery Zone will attend the second sitting. The Seanad will recommence on Wednesday of this week at 2.30pm when discussions will commence on the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Bill 2012.

For a detailed schedule of the all meetings, see below. For updated daily schedules see www.publicaffairsireland.com/news

Tuesday September 18

 Dáil

2pm                           

Questions (Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government)

3.15pm                        

Leaders Questions

3.36pm                        

Questions (Taoiseach)

4.36pm                        

Order of Business

5.06pm                       

Topical Issues

PQ Rota Change (Departments of Jobs Enterprise and Innovation and Communications Energy and Natural Resources)

National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012

Order for Second Stage and Second Stage (Department of Justice and Equality

7.30pm                        

Private Members Business

Committee Meetings

1.30 pm

Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

Committee Room 2, Leinster House

AGENDA:

Unemployment / Youth Unemployment: (i) Session 1 (1.30 p.m.)2pm

Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Committee Room 3, Leinster House

AGENDA:

Farm IT – getting the public / private balance right

[Representatives from Irish Farm Computers / AgriNet and Kingswood Computing Ltd]

                                               

Wednesday September 19

Dáil

10.30am                      

Leaders Questions

10.51am                      

Order of Business

National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012

Second Stage (Resumed) (Department of Justice and Equality)                                     

1.30pm            

SOS

2.30pm                       

Questions (Minister for Justice and Equality)     

3.45pm                        

Topical issues

4.33pm           

Animal Health and Welfare Bill 2012 (Seanad) Second Stage

(Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine

7.30pm            

Private Members Business

Seanad

2.30pm

Order of Business

3.45pm

Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Bill 2012 – Committee and Remaining Stages
[Minister for Health]

5pm

Private Members Business: [Labour Senators] 

7pm

Matters on the Adjournment

Committee Meetings

9.30am

Transport and Communications

Committee Room 4, Leinster House

AGENDA:

Penalty points system for driving offences

[Mr Conor Faughnan, Director of Consumer Affairs, Automobile Association; Mr Noel Brett, Chief Executive Officer, Road Safety Authority; and Mr. Niall Doyle, Corporate Affairs Manager, Irish Insurance Federation]

9.47am

Justice, Defence and Equality

Committee Room 2, Leinster House

AGENDA:

Private Meeting

10am

Education and Social Protection

Committee Room 3, Leinster House

AGENDA:

Pre-budget briefing [Minister for Education and Skills]

2.30pm

Foreign Affairs and Trade

Committee Room 1, Leinster House

AGENDA:

Situation in Palestine and Israel

[The Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel]

6pm

European Union Affairs

Committee Room 2, Leinster House

AGENDA:

The forthcoming General Affairs Council meeting

[Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade]

 

Thursday September 20

Dáil

10.30am          

Leaders Questions

10.51am          

Order of Business

Animal Health and Welfare Bill 2012 (Seanad) Second Stage (Resumed to adjourn at 1.30pm if not previously concluded) (Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine)

National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012 Second Stage (Resumed) (Department of Justice and Equality)

3.42pm           

Topical Issues

4.30pm            

Questions (Minister for Defence)           

Seanad

10.30am

Order of Business

11.45am
Statements on Irish Water and Related Reforms
[Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources]

2pm
Statements on Flooding and Flood Prevention Measures
[Minister of State for Public Service Reform and the Office of Public Works]

4pm
Matters on the Adjournment

Committee Meetings

9.30am

Health and Children

Committee Room 2, Leinster House

AGENDA:

Department of Health Statement of Strategy 2011 – 2014

[Secretary General, Department of Health]

10am

Public Accounts

Committee Room 1, Leinster House

AGENDA:

Private Meeting

10am

Education and Social Protection

Committee Room 3, Leinster House

AGENDA:

Actuarial Review of the Social

Insurance Fund [Officials from the Department of Social Protection]

10am

Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform

Committee Room 4, Leinster House

AGENDA:

Public consultation on the

Draft General Scheme of the Credit Union Bill 2012

[Stakeholder engagement]

1.45pm

Transport and Communications

Committee Room 3, Leinster House

AGENDA:

(i) Engagement with Mr John Horgan, Chairperson Designate, Bord na Móna; and

(ii) EU Energy Policy [Mr Günther H. Oettinger, EU Commissioner for Energy]