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Seanad Éireann debate -
Thursday, 19 Feb 2009

Vol. 193 No. 17

European Council Decisions: Referral to Joint Committee.

I move:

That the proposal 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 take part in the adoption of the following proposed measure:

a proposal for a Council Decision on the establishment of the European Criminal Records Information System (ECRIS) in application of Article 11 of Framework Decision 2008/XX/JHA

a copy of which proposed measure was laid before Seanad Éireann on 28th November, be referred to the Joint Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women's Rights in accordance with paragraph (1) (Seanad) of the Orders of Reference of that Committee, which, not later than 25th February, 2009, shall send a message to the Seanad in the manner prescribed in Standing Order 72, and Standing Order 74(2) shall accordingly apply.

Question put and agreed to.