The Fianna Fáil Senator, who was nominated to the Seanad by the Irish Kidney Association, is outraged and told TheJournal.ie that “this is the first time in the history of the State the government has published advice from the Attorney General”.
“This is interference that has never happened previously,” added Daly. “It is clear that they are trying to stifle debate”.
Daly said that their legal advisors told them that the Attorney General’s advice is “incorrect” and they are awaiting more news from their legal team as to what their next move might be.
Daly has already successfully recalled the Seanad on the transplant legislation and they will meet on August 20.
He said he needs 56 signatures to recall the Dáil and so far he has 36. Earlier today Independent TD Shane Ross said he would “sign the letter for a Dáil recall on the issue of organ donations”
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