Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees
Thursday, 3 October 2019
Select Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence
Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Bill 2019: Committee Stage
In summary, we arrived at the conclusion that the amendment was superfluous and that if it was to be carried, it would have the potential to undermine other similar legislation passed in the past. As it would oblige us to revisit that legislation, the opinion of the Attorney General was that it should not be accepted.