An emergency sitting can happen at any day - they have done the same a few years ago when the high court basically said the possession of some lethal drugs were legal. Since a ceremony has been planned for September, they would have to come up with some solutions now.takeabow wrote: ↑Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:51 pmMy local TD has confirmed that this cannot be dealt with legislatively until the 17 September, but it is the hope that the issue can be dealt with in a single sitting at that time. So even if it is dealt with “pretty quickly once the Dail resumes” we are looking at end Sep earliest before any clarity. In the meantime I guess our hopes hinge on an immediate appeal in the courts, which reaffirms that the ministers 6 week discretion is appropriate.
Oireachtas summer holiday starts from 1 August so there’s still time.