Dáil debates

Thursday, 23 June 2005

12:00 pm

Photo of Tom KittTom Kitt (Minister of State (Government Chief Whip), Department of An Taoiseach; Minister of State, Department of Defence; Dublin South, Fianna Fail)
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I move:

That the proposal that Dáil Éireann approve the exercise by the State of the option or discretion, 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 measures:

a proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and the Council establishing the European return fund for the period 2008 to 2013 as part of the general programme Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows,

a proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and the Council establishing the European refugee fund for the period 2008 to 2013 as part of the general programme Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows,

a proposal for a Council decision establishing the European fund for the integration of third-country nationals for the period 2007 to 2013 as part of the general programme Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows,

copies of which proposed measures were laid before Dáil Éireann on 3 June 2005, be referred to the Joint Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women's Rights, in accordance with paragraph (2) of the Orders of Reference of that committee, which, not later than 1 July 2005, shall send a message to the Dáil in the manner prescribed in Standing Order 85, and Standing Order 84(2) shall accordingly apply.

Question put and agreed to.