International Agreements: Referral to Select Committee.

I move:

That the proposal that Dáil Éireann approve the terms of the Treaty between the Government of Ireland and the Government of the United States of America on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters signed in Washington D. C. on 18 January 2001, a copy of which was laid before Dáil Éireann on 24 May 2001, be referred to the Select Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women's Rights, in accordance with paragraph (1)(a)(iii) of the Orders of Reference of that committee, which shall, not later than 29 November 2001, send a message to the Dáil in the manner prescribed in Standing Order 79B, and Standing Order 79A(2) shall accordingly apply.

Question put and agreed to.