Seanad debates

Thursday, 27 November 2003

Proposal on the Treaty of Amsterdam: Referral to Joint Committee.


10:30 am

Photo of Mary O'RourkeMary O'Rourke (Fianna Fail)
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I move:

That the proposal that Seanad √Čireann approve the exercise by the State of the option or discretion provided by Article 1.11 of the Treaty of Amsterdam to take part in the adoption of the following proposed measure:

Draft Council Decision concerning the signature of the agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Iceland and the Kingdom of Norway on the application of certain provisions of the 2000 Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters and the 2001 Protocol thereto,

a copy of which proposed measure was laid before Seanad √Čireann on 26th November, 2003, be referred to the Joint Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women's Rights, in accordance with paragraph (1) (Seanad) of the Orders of Reference of that Committee, which, not later than 4th December, 2003, shall send a message to the Seanad in the manner prescribed in Standing Order 67, and Standing Order 69(2) shall accordingly apply.

Question put and agreed to.

Sitting suspended at 11.15 a.m. and resumed at 11.30 a.m.