Tuesday, 3 April 2007
Treaty of Amsterdam: Motion
That the proposal that Seanad Éireann approves 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
a proposal for a Council Decision on the establishment, operation and use of the second generation Schengen information system (SIS II),
a copy of which proposed measure was laid before Seanad Éireann on 12th March 2007, 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 5th April 2007, shall send a message to the Seanad in the manner prescribed in Standing Order 67, and Standing Order 69(2) shall accordingly apply."