Search Legislation

Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2012

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 Development8 December 2011
First Stage23 January 2012
Second Stage31 January 2012
Committee Stage – Departmental briefing and evidence from Access to Benefits and Northern Ireland Public Service Alliance2 February 2012
Committee Stage – Departmental briefing9 February 2012
Committee Stage – Departmental briefing16 February 2012
Committee Stage – consideration of section 1, sections 3-35 and Schedules 1-423 February 2012
Committee Stage – Publication of Committee’s report on the Act (Reference: NIA 40/11-15)8 March 2012
Consideration Stage27 March 2012
Further Consideration Stage24 April 2012
Final Stage8 May 2012
Royal Assent1 June 2012

Back to top


Print Options


Explanatory Notes

Text created by the Northern Ireland Assembly department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes accompany all Acts of the Northern Ireland Assembly.


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources