Supplementary Order Paper 20 March 2003
Déardaoin, 20 Márta, 2003
Thursday, 20th March, 2003
1. Tairiscint maidir leis na cora is déanaí san Iaráic.
Motion re recent developments in Iraq.
2. To delete all words after "Dáil Éireann" and substitute the following:
"-- Condemning as illegal the war by a United States led coalition against Iraq in not allowing United Nations weapons inspectors to continue the ongoing process of disarmament in that country;
-- Reaffirms Ireland's commitment to the United Nations as the guarantor of collective global security and as the appropriate forum for the resolution of disputes threatening international peace and security;
-- Expresses its deep regret that efforts within the Security Council to reach agreement on how to address the question of Iraqi non-compliance have failed;
-- Condemns the decision of the coalition to launch the war in the absence of agreement on a further resolution;
-- Resolves that Ireland will not participate in any way in the coalition's war against Iraq;
-- Expresses its earnest belief that military action should not occur;
-- Declares its commitment to the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Iraq;
-- Calls on the Government to ensure that Ireland will be able to contribute rapidly to the humanitarian effort in Iraq;
-- Calls on the United Nations to assume a central role in securing the humanitarian needs of the Iraqi people and the reconstruction of Iraq in which Ireland will play its full part; and
-- Declares that its territory, airspace and territorial waters are closed to the military craft of, and civilian craft chartered by the military authorities of, any of the states involved in the war." Trevor Sargent, John Gormley, Dan Boyle, Ciarán Cuffe, Paul Gogarty, Eamon Ryan.
[This amendment is in substitution for amendment No. 2 on today's Order Paper.]
4. In the second line of the first paragraph, before "guarantor" to insert "sole". Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin, Seán Crowe, Martin Ferris, Arthur Morgan, Aengus Ó Snodaigh.
[This amendment is in substitution for amendment No. 4 on today's Order Paper.]
5. In the fourth line of the first paragraph, before "appropriate" to insert "only". Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin, Seán Crowe, Martin Ferris, Arthur Morgan, Aengus Ó Snodaigh.
[This amendment is in substitution for amendment No. 5 on today's Order Paper.]