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Senator Bacik Welcomes Final Stage of Female Genital Mutilation Bill

Posted on March 28, 2012

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SENATOR BACIK WELCOMES FINAL STAGE OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION BILL


Senator Ivana Bacik, Labour Senator for Dublin University,
Wed 28th March 2012

Senator Ivana Bacik today welcomed the final stage of the Criminal Justice (Female Genital Mutilation) Bill2011 through the Seanad. It has been passed through both Dail and Seanad and returns to the Seanad today to pass the amendments made in the Dail.

Speaking during the debate today,Senator Bacik will say:

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Posted in: JusticeHealthHuman RightsEurope/InternationalWomen's Rights

Senator Bacik calls for debate on Public Procurement and Professional Fees

Posted on January 31, 2012

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Order of Business

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

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Posted in: ConstitutionEconomyEqualityEurope/International

Senator Bacik calls for Debates on Changing Family Forms, and on Education

Posted on December 15, 2011

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Order of Business

Thursday, 15 December 2011

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Posted in: ChildrenConstitutionEconomyEurope/InternationalNewsSocial Policy

Senator Bacik calls for Debate on Asylum Reform, and Debate on White Collar Crime

Posted on June 21, 2011

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Order of Business

21st June 2011

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Posted in: JusticeHuman RightsEurope/International

Senator Bacik speaking on Galvin Report, losses to senior bondholders and announcements on ABC case

Posted on June 16, 2011

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Order of Business

16th June 2011

Senator Ivana Bacik: All of us join Senator O'Brien in expressing sympathy in regard to that latest appalling shooting. Last night there was a debate in this House on the Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 with the Minister for Justice and Equality, and Members aired their concerns about the effectiveness of current legislative measures. The Minister helpfully indicated that he would conduct a review of the organised crime provisions in the Act, which I welcome as it is very important.

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Posted in: EconomyEurope/InternationalJustice

Biological Weapons Bill 2010: Second Stage

Posted on June 08, 2011

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Biological Weapons Bill 2010: Second Stage

Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Senator Ivana Bacik: I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy O'Sullivan, on her first visit to the House as Minister and congratulate her on her portfolio of trade development at which I know she will be excellent. I am very pleased she has that portfolio.

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Posted in: Europe/International

Senator Bacik speaking on Renegotiations in Europe, Nuclear Power, and Abolition of the Seanad

Posted on March 24, 2011

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Senator Ivana Bacik: I join my colleagues in congratulating Senator Cummins on his new role as Leader of the House. I wish the best of luck both to those who are contesting the election as well as to those who are going on to other careers. I am told there is a life after politics.

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Posted in: EconomyEurope/InternationalEurope/InternationalSeanad

Senator Bacik speaks on Need for Continued Funding for Mental Health Services, Zombie Banks, Climate Change Bill, and the Release of Aung Sang Suu Kyi

Posted on November 17, 2010

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Senator Ivana Bacik: Like other colleagues, I will begin by expressing my condolences to the families and communities in counties Limerick and Cork for the terrible tragedies that have happened there. I echo the words of other Members who have spoken of the need to ensure the maintenance of funding for mental health services. This is without making any specific connection but all Members are conscious that this is an important priority.

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Posted in: Culture & ArtsEconomyHuman RightsEurope/InternationalThe Environment

Senator Bacik speaking on Lisbon, the Ceann Comhairle, and NAMA

Posted on October 07, 2009

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Order of Business

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Posted in: EconomyEurope/International

Senator Bacik speaking on Criminal Justice Legislation and Israel

Posted on July 07, 2009

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Senator Ivana Bacik: I join others in criticising the management of the Order of Business

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Posted in: ChildrenJusticeEurope/InternationalJustice

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