Treaty of Amsterdam: Motion.

I move:

That Seanad Éireann approves the exercise by the State of the option provided by Article 3 of the fourth Protocol set out in the Treaty of Amsterdam, to notify the President of the Council of the European Union that it wishes to take part in the adoption and application of the following proposed measure:

a proposal for a Council Regulation on procedures for amending the Sirene Manual,

a copy of which proposed measure was laid before Seanad Éireann on 16th May, 2003.

Question put and agreed to.