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Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2010

Hansard Reports

The following table sets out the dates of the Hansard reports for each stage of the Act’s passage through the Assembly.

Introduction of the Act to the Committee for Social Development1 April 2010
Introduction to the Assembly12 April 2010
Second Stage debate20 April 2010
Committee Stage – evidence from Advice NI11 May 2010
Committee Stage - evidence from Citizens Advice Bureau, Law Centre (NI) and Gingerbread NI.13 May 2010
Committee Stage- evidence from Age NI20 May 2010
Consideration of sections 1 to 17
Committee Stage – Submission from Law Centre (NI) which included suggested amendments to the Welfare Reform Bill.25 May 2010
Consideration of sections 18 to 37 and Schedules 1 to 4
Committee's report on the Act - Report number 61/09/10R3 June 2010
Consideration Stage in the Assembly14 June 2010
Further Consideration Stage22 June 2010
Final Stage30 June 2010
Royal Assent13 August 2010

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