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Inquiry Into Historical Institutional Abuse Act (Northern Ireland) 2013

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 the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister6 June 2012
Introduction to the Assembly12 June 2012
Second Stage debate25 June 2012
Committee Stage – briefing from OFMDFM officials in relation to the consultation process26 June 2012
Committee Stage – briefing from the Inquiry Chairperson and inquiry team members4 July 2012
Committee Stage- evidence from Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission and Survivors and Victims of Institutional Abuse (SAVIA)5 September 2012
Committee Stage – evidence from Contact NI/Nexus/Victim Support, Amnesty International UK and Ciaran McAteer and Co Solicitors12 September 2012
Assembly agreement to extension of Committee Stage17 September 2012
Committee Stage – evidence from Barnardo’s, Sisters of Nazareth and De La Salle Order19 September 2012
Committee Stage – briefing from OFMDFM officials and separately from the Inquiry Chairperson26 September 2012
Informal section by section consideration10 October 2012
Formal section by section consideration17 October 2012
Committee's report on the Act - Report number NIA 79/11-1524 October 2012
Consideration Stage in the Assembly20 November 2012
Further Consideration Stage3 December 2012
Final Stage11 December 2012
Royal Assent18 January 2013

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