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It follows international outrage over the plight of the Rohingya people and the decision of another recipient, Bob Geldof, to hand his own honorary award back in protest against her award.
City Councillors had previously considered a motion from People Before Profit to revoke the honour but were told there was no mechanism in place to do it.
Lord Mayor Micheál Mac Donnacha (SF) then asked the council's protocol committee to present a means by which the award can be removed.
Following legal advice, the committee have come up with sample resolutions that if passed would allow the council to revoke the honour or to have it removed on the request of the recipient.
The chief executive Owen Keegan would then be instructed to remove the name from the roll of honour.
Bob Geldof has written to all Councillors urging them to remove the honour saying Aung San Suu Khi has been complicit in atrocities committed against the Rohingya people.
He pointed out that Oxford Council - where Aung San Suu Khi studied as an undergraduate - had last week voted to revoke their honorary freedom award.
A name was removed once before when in the case of Kuno Meyer, a German Celtic scholar, had his name removed in 1915 for making a pro German speech during the First World War.
In 1920, after his death, his name was restored shortly after Sinn Féin gained control of the council.