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Weekly Information Bulletin: 31st January 2009
Northern Ireland Legislation:
|U||Urgent Procedure||D||Delegated Legislation Committee|
|G||Northern Ireland Grand committee||O||Northern Ireland Order Grand Committee|
Title and SI No.
Consultation on Proposal
(Draft) Order Laid
|Draft Representation of the People (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2008|
|Draft Service Voters' Registration Period (Northern Ireland)|
|Draft Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (Northern Ireland Political Parties)|
|Draft Postponement of Local Elections (Northern Ireland) Order 2009|
|Draft Northern Ireland (Assembly) (Elections) Order 2009|
|Draft Criminal Damage (Compensation) (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2009|
* Referred to a House of Lords Grand Committee
Some Northern Ireland Assembly Bills which include provisions dealing with exempted or reserved matters are required to be laid before Parliament for a period of 20 sitting days before being presented for Royal Assent. If a motion, signed by not less than 20 Members, disapproving of the Bill is tabled in either House during the 20-day period, the Bill shall not be presented for Royal Assent unless the motion is rejected or withdrawn. The date of tabling of any such motion will be shown below.
Assembly Bills of this type which the Secretary of State deems urgent (U) may be presented for Royal Assent before being laid before Parliament. Such Acts of the Assembly are then required to be laid before Parliament for 20 sitting days. If a motion, signed by not less than 20 Members, praying that the Act shall cease to have effect is tabled in either House during the 20-day period the Act and is agreed to, the Act of the Assembly may be repealed by Order in Council. The date of tabling of any such motion will be shown below.
Delegated legislation dealing with certain reserved matters, are subject to Parliamentary procedure at Westminster. The Parliamentary stages of any such legislation are detailed below.
|DLSC||-||Draft Order considered by a Delegated Legislation Standing Committee in the House of Commons.|
|NIGC||-||Proposal for a draft Order considered in the Northern Ireland Grand Committee.|
|U||-||Urgent Act or Order (not in draft form) laid before Parliament.|
|C||-||Consequential Order (not in draft form) laid before Parliament. (subject to negative procedure)|
|SI||-||Statutory Instrument Number, shown after title|
|P||-||Provisional date for next stage i.e. PSC: 01.07.2007|
|Title of Bill or Act||Date Laid||Royal Assent|
|© Parliamentary copyright 2009||Prepared 31 January 2009|