Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Pat Carey):
That Dáil Éireann approves the exercise by the State of the option, provided by Article 3 of the fourth Protocol set out in the Treaty of Amsterdam, to notify the President of the Council that it wishes to take part in the adoption and application of the following proposed measure:
a proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a European Asylum Support Office,
a copy of which proposed measure was laid before Dáil Éireann on 18th March, 2009.
Question put and declared carried.