Tuesday, 9 June 2009
Treaty of Amsterdam: Motion
Pat Carey (Minister of State (Government Chief Whip), Department of An Taoiseach; Minister of State, Department of Defence; Dublin North West, Fianna Fail)
That Dáil Éireann approves the exercise by the State of the option, provided by Article 3 of the fourth Protocol set out in the Treaty of Amsterdam, to notify the President of the Council that it wishes to take part in the adoption and application of the following proposed measure:
a proposal for a Council Regulation on the establishment of an evaluation mechanism to verify the application of the Schengen acquis,
a copy of which proposed measure was laid before Dáil Éireann on 2 April 2009.