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Northern Ireland (St Andrews Agreement)

Government Bill - Introduced by Secretary Hain MP, Northern Ireland Office

Progress of Bill including links to debates

Key to abbreviations 
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Related Business Papers

Royal Assent
22 Nov 06 Northern Ireland (St Andrews Agreement) Act 2006 Ch 53 PDF Royal Assent - pdf version
22 Nov 06 Northern Ireland (St Andrews Agreement) Act 2006 Ch 53 Royal Assent - html version
Lords
22 Nov 06 HL Bill 8 06-07 PDF Bill as brought from the Commons and ordered to be printed in the Lords - pdf version
22 Nov 06 HL Bill 8 06-07 Bill as brought from the Commons and ordered to be printed in the Lords - html version
Commons
21 Nov 06 Proceedings Committee of the Whole House Proceedings as at 21 November 2006
21 Nov 06 Notices of Amendments Committee of the Whole House Amendments as at 21 November 2006
16 Nov 06 Bill 7 06-07 PDF Bill as Introduced - pdf version
16 Nov 06 Bill 7 06-07 Bill as Introduced - html version

About the Bill

Make provision for preparations for the restoration of devolved government in Northern Ireland in accordance with the St Andrews Agreement; to make provision as to the consequences of compliance, or non-compliance, with the St Andrews Agreement timetable; to amend the Northern Ireland Act 1998; to make provision about district policing partnerships; to amend the Education (Northern Ireland) Orders 1997 and 2006; and for connected purposes.

Explanatory Notes

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About Parliament: Government Bills

This is a term for a type of Public Bill, introduced by government ministers.

Public Bills change the law as it applies to the general population and are the most common type of Bill introduced in Parliament. Government Ministers propose many Public Bills - those put forward by other MPs or peers are known as Private Members' Bills

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