Economic Partnership Agreements: Referral to Select Committee

I move:

That the proposal that Dáil Éireann approves the terms of the Economic Partnership Agreements:

(i) Economic Partnership Agreement between the West African States, the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, and the West African Economic and Monetary Union, UEMOA, of the one part, and the European Union and its member states, of the other part, and

ii) Economic Partnership Agreement between the CARIFORUM states, of the one part, and the European Community and its member states, of the other part,

copies of which were laid before Dáil Éireann on 4 June 2015 and 15 June 2015 be referred to the Select Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade, in accordance with Standing Order 82A(3)(b), which, not later than 26 November 2015, shall send a message to the Dáil in the manner prescribed in Standing Order 87, and Standing Order 86(2) shall accordingly apply.

Question put and agreed to.