Reasoned Opinion on a Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council: Motion

I move:

That Seanad Éireann:

(1) notes the agreed Report of the Joint Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport under Standing Order 116 on the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on Streamlining Measures for Advancing the Realisation of the Trans-European Transport Network - COM (2018) 277, which was laid before Seanad Éireann on 5 July, 2018, in accordance with Standing Order 116(3)(b);

(2) having regard to the aforementioned Report, and in exercise of its functions under section 7(3) of the European Union Act 2009, is of the opinion that the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on Streamlining Measures for Advancing the Realisation of the Trans-European Transport Network - COM (2018) 277, does not comply with the principle of subsidiarity for the reasons set out in section 4 of the Report; and

(3) notes that, pursuant to Standing Order 116(4), a copy of this Resolution together with the reasoned opinion and the aforementioned Report shall be sent to the Presidents of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission.”

Question put and agreed to.