Explanatory Notes

Parliamentary approval for financial costs or for charges imposed

32. The Bill does not have financial implications.

Compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights

33. We do not consider that the provisions of this Bill engage any rights under the European Convention on Human Rights.

34. Section 19 of the Human Rights Act 1998 requires a minister in charge of a Bill in either House of Parliament to make a statement about the compatibility of the Bill with Convention rights (as defined by section 1 of that Act).

35. The Right Hon. Karen Bradley, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, has made the following statement:

"In my view, the provisions of the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill are compatible with Convention rights."

Related documents

The following documents are relevant to Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill:

‚óŹ Guidance on decision-making for Northern Ireland Departments during the temporary period for Northern Ireland Executive formation: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/754029/Cm9725_Guidance_on_decision-making_for_NI_Dpts.pdf

Annex A - Territorial extent and application in the United Kingdom

15. The Bill extends across the United Kingdom but applies only to Northern Ireland.

Provision

Extends to E & W and applies to England?

Extends to E & W and applies to Wales?

Extends and applies to Scotland?

Extends and applies to Northern Ireland?

Clause 1

Clause 2

Clause 3

Clause 4

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Prepared 3rd July 2019