Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill
to be moved
BARONESS SMITH OF BASILDON
Page 6, line 30, at beginning insert—
“( ) In Schedule 3 to the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (reserved matters), at the
end of paragraph 1 insert “except such functions as are specified by the
Secretary of State by order made by statutory instrument.””
Page 9, line 7, at end insert—
“(3) Subsections (1) and (2) shall only enter into force after the remaining
provisions of this section have been complied with.
(4) The Secretary of State shall establish a body corporate called the Northern
Ireland Civil Service Commission (“the Commission”).
(5) The Commission must publish a set of principles to be applied for the
purposes of recruiting persons on merit on the basis of fair and open
(6) Before publishing the set of principles (or any revision of it), the
Commission must consult the Secretary of State.
(7) Northern Ireland Civil Service management authorities must comply with
the recruitment principles.”
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