Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals

9:30 am

Photo of Maria BaileyMaria Bailey (Dún Laoghaire, Fine Gael)
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No. 6 is scrutiny of EU legislative proposals. Before we begin, we will record our decision on EU scrutiny COM (2017) 772, proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council amending decision No. 1313/2013/ EU on a Union Civil Protection Mechanism. It is proposed that there are no subsidiarity concerns with the proposal but it is proposed that it does warrant further scrutiny. It is proposed that the committee write to the lead Department seeking clarification on certain aspects of the proposal. Is that agreed? Agreed.