Tuesday, 5 November 2013
EU Proposal on Regulatory Procedure and Scrutiny: Motion
That the proposal that Seanad Éireann approves the exercise by the State of the option or discretion under Protocol No. 21 on the position of the United Kingdom and Ireland in respect of the area of freedom, security and justice annexed to the Treaty on European Union and to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, to take part in the adoption and application of the following proposed measures:
(i) Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council adapting to Article 290 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union a number of legal acts in the area of Justice providing for the use of the regulatory procedure with scrutiny, and
(ii) Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No. 1215/2012 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters,
copies of which were laid before Seanad Éireann on 12th July, 2013 and 23rd August, 2013 be referred to the Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality,in accordance with Standing Order 70A(3)(j), which, not later than 7th November, 2013, shall send a message to the Seanad in the manner prescribed in Standing Order 73, and Standing Order 75(2) shall accordingly apply."