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Senator Bacik echoes call for debate on Children's Rights

Posted on June 21, 2012

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Order of Business Thursday, 21 June 2012

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Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions) Bill 2012: Second Stage

Posted on June 13, 2012

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Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions) Bill 2012: Second Stage Wednesday, 13 June 2012

Senator Ivana Bacik: I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Kathleen Lynch, and the opportunity to debate this long overdue legislation which has been broadly welcomed. I am also pleased it has been introduced in the Seanad first.

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Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012: Committee Stage

Posted on June 12, 2012

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Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012: Committee Stage

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

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Senator Bacik welcomes the debate on a Private Members' Bill on Abortion

Posted on April 19, 2012

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Order of Business

Thursday, 19 April 2012

Senator Ivana Bacik: I join my colleagues in expressing condolence to the family of the late Mr. Barry.

On the issue of corporate donations, I am glad to hear Fianna Fáil has been converted. It is a case of closing the stable door some time after the horse has bolted but none the less -----

(Interruptions)

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Posted in: HealthJusticeWomen's Rights

Human Trafficking and Prostitution: Motion

Posted on April 18, 2012

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Human Trafficking and Prostitution: Motion

Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Senator Ivana Bacik: I welcome the Minister to the House and am glad of the opportunity to renew this debate. We had a full debate on this issue six months ago. I commend Senators Zappone, Mac Conghail and van Turnhout, as well as the other Independent Senators, for bringing the debate to the floor of the House again. They have kept everyone on their toes as regards timing and have also kept this issue at the forefront of our minds.

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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 Banking, and on the Mahon Tribunal Report

Posted on March 22, 2012

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Order of Business

Thursday, 22 March 2012

Senator Ivana Bacik: I thank Senator O'Brien for his very constructive comments on a number of issues. I agree with him that it is people's duty to pay the household charge. I disagree with him on the numbers paying. Over the coming days before the deadline of 31 March we will see an exponential rise in those paying. People always leave any payment until they absolutely have to pay it.

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Posted in: Culture & ArtsEconomyJustice

Senator Bacik welcomes Publication of Whistleblowers Bill, and asks for debate on the Jobs Plan

Posted on February 28, 2012

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Order of Business

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Senator Ivana Bacik: With regard to the last issue raised by Senator Darragh O'Brien, the Tánaiste gave a robust response, as reported in today's newspapers, to the assertion by Michael Link last week. The Tánaiste made it clear that it was not the case and that the fiscal compact was not negotiated in such a way as to avoid the need for a referendum. That is the answer the Senator seeks. He does not need to amend the Order of Business-----

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Posted in: EconomyJustice

Senator Bacik calls for debates on Waste Management, and on Blasphemy Law

Posted on February 01, 2012

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Order of Business

Wednesday, 1 February 2012

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Posted in: JusticeThe Environment

Senator Bacik calls for debate on Reports published by National Board for Safeguarding Children, the Inadequacies of State Protections, and Community Policing

Posted on December 01, 2011

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Order of Business

Thursday, 1 December 2011

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Posted in: ChildrenJusticeJusticeSocial Policy

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