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Implementation of the Lisbon Treaty Provisions on the enhanced

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Implementation of the Lisbon Treaty Provisions on the enhanced

    Tithe an Oireachtais

    An Comhchoiste um Ghnóthaí Eorpacha

    An Comhchoiste um Ghrinnscrúdú Eorpach

    Comhthuarascáil maidir le Conradh Liospóin a Chur i nGníomh:

    Socruithe eatramhacha maidir leis an ról méadaithe do

    Thithe an Oireachtais

    8 Nollaig 2009

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    Houses of the Oireachtas

    Joint Committee on European Affairs

    Joint Committee on European Scrutiny

    Joint Report on Implementation of the Lisbon Treaty: Interim arrangements on the enhanced role of the Houses of the Oireachtas

    8 December 2009

INDEX

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    DECISION OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE…………………………………………………....2

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY…………………………………………………………………..3

    INTRODUCTION …………………………………………………………….…….………9

    CURRENT ROLE OF THE HOUSES OF THE OIREACHTAS IN EU AFFAIRS………………….11

    PROVISIONS OF THE LISBON TREATY……………………………………………………13

    EUROPEAN UNION ACT 2009………………………………………………………….....22

    JOINT COMMITTEES CONSULTATION ON THE FUTURE ROLE OF THE HOUSES OF THE OIREACHTAS IN EU AFFAIRS ISSUES TO BE CONSIDERED…………………………..…..23

    RECOMMENDATIONS……………………………………………………………………..27

APPENDIX I DIAGRAM ON INTERIM SUBSIDIARITY PROCESS

APPENDIX II RELEVANT PROVISIONS OF THE LISBON TREATY

    APPENDIX III ORDERS OF REFERENCE OF THE JOINT COMMITTEES

APPENDIX IV MEMBERS OF THE JOINT COMMITTEES

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ECISION OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE D

    The Joint Committees on European Affairs and European Scrutiny at a joint meeting on 8 December 2009 considered the Joint Report on the Implementation of the Lisbon Treaty: Provisions on the Enhanced Role for National Parliaments and agreed that the report, as presented, should be laid before both Houses of the Oireachtas, and published on the Oireachtas Website.

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    John Perry TD Bernard Durkan

    Chairman Chairman

    European Scrutiny Committee European Affairs Committee

8 December 2009

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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