Agreement between the Government of Ireland and the Government of the Republic of Hungary: Referral to Joint Committee.

I move:

That the proposal that Dáil Éireann approve the terms of the Agreement between the Government of Ireland and the Government of the Republic of Hungary on co-operation in combating illicit drug trafficking, money laundering, organised crime, trafficking in persons, terrorism and other serious crime, which was signed in Budapest on 3rd November, 1999, copies of which were laid before Dáil Éireann on 15th December, 1999, be referred to the Joint Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women's Rights, in accordance with paragraph (2) (a)(v) of the Orders of Reference of that Committee, which shall, not later than 30th May, 2000, send a message to the Dáil in the manner prescribed in Standing Order 79B, and Standing Order 79A(2) shall accordingly apply.

Question put and agreed to.