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Pringle, Thomas

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 765 Nbr. 3


European Arrest Warrant (Application to Third Countries and Amendment) and Extradition (Amendment) Bill 2011: Second Stage

I welcome the opportunity to contribute to the European Arrest Warrant (Applications to Third Countries and Amendment) and Extradition (Amendment) Bill 2011. I note from the Minister’s contr...More Button

As many Members have said, the Bill is technical and it is difficult to assess its implications. An important factor that must be taken into account is the rights of the subjects of the European a...More Button

In researching the issue, it appears that what may not be an offence in Ireland under Irish law could be an offence in another member state under French, Dutch or German law and that an application...More Button

An important aspect of the Bill is that it provides for an extension of European arrest warrants to third countries. I note it is intended to apply to countries with which there are agreements, su...More Button

As the review of the legislation will continue, it is likely that further amending legislation will be brought forward. I note from the Minister’s contribution that he will table a number of...More Button

Debate adjourned.More Button

Written Answers - European Stability Mechanism

Asked the Minister for Finance: his views on the following matter (details supplied) regarding the European Stability Mechanism; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button