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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Friday 5 July 2013

 

For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s) of Supplement to Votes:

 

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Public Bill Committee


 

Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill

 

Naomi Long

 

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Clause  23,  page  16,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

‘(8)    

An order under subsection (4) may not apply to decions about the voting age of

 

persons entitled to vote in elections in respect of the Northern Ireland Assembly

 

and district councils.’.

 

Naomi Long

 

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Clause  23,  page  16,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

‘(3)    

In Schedule 2, paragraph 12, of that Act at end insert “but not the voting age of

 

persons entitled to vote in elections in respect of the Northern Ireland Assembly

 

and district councils.”.’.

 

Analysis of PSNI historical inquiries team material

 

Mark Durkan

 

NC2

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

If the Secretary of State appoints one or more persons to prepare an analysis of

 

the work of the historical inquiries team of the Police Service of Northern Ireland,

 

any existing provision prohibiting publication of the material to be analysed shall,

 

subject to subsection (2) below, not apply for the purposes of this section.

 

(2)    

No personal information shall be included in the analysis as published without the

 

permission of the person concerned or, if they are dead, of their relatives.’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 5 July 2013                     

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Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill, continued

 
 

Pledge of Office by First Minister and Deputy First Minister

 

Mark Durkan

 

Ms Margaret Ritchie

 

NC3

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘After section 16A(9) of the Northern Ireland Act 1998, there shall be inserted—

 

“(9A)    

The First Minister and Deputy First Minister shall each make their pledge

 

of office orally in full at a sitting of the Assembly.’.

 

Cross-community election of First Minister and Deputy First Minister

 

Mark Durkan

 

Ms Margaret Ritchie

 

NC4

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In section 16A of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Appointment of First Minister,

 

Deputy First Minister and Northern Ireland Ministers following Assembly

 

election)—

 

(a)    

subsections (4) to (7) and (9) (which relate to the appointment of the First

 

Minister and Deputy First Minister) shall cease to have effect;

 

(b)    

after subsection (3) there shall be inserted—

 

“(4)    

Each candidate for the office of First Minister or Deputy First

 

Minister must stand for election jointly with a candidate for the

 

other office.

 

(5)    

Two candidates standing jointly shall not be elected to the two

 

offices without the support of a majority of the members voting

 

in the election, a majority of the designated Nationalists voting

 

and a majority of the designated Unionists voting.

 

(6)    

The First Minister and the Deputy First Minister—

 

(a)    

shall not take up office until each of them has affirmed

 

the terms of the pledge of office; and

 

(b)    

subject to the provisions of this Part, shall hold office

 

until the conclusion of the next election for First

 

Minister and Deputy First Minister.”.

 

(c)    

in subsection (3)(b) the reference to subsections (4) to (7) shall be

 

replaced by a reference to subsections (4) to (6).’.

 


 
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