Treaty of Amsterdam: Motion.

I move:

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 notify the President of the Council that it wishes to take part in the adoption of the following proposed measure:

Agreement between the European Union and Australia on the processing and transfer of EU-sourced passenger name record (PNR) data by air carriers to the Australian Customs Service,

a copy of which proposed measure was laid before Seanad Éireann on 24 June, 2008.

Question put and agreed to.