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Criminal Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2013

Hansard Reports

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

First Stage – introduction to the Assembly25 June 2012
Briefing for the Committee for Justice on the principles of the Act28 June 2012
Second Stage debate3 July 2012
Committee Stage—
  • Evidence from the Organised Crime Task Force Immigration and Human Trafficking Subgroup

    Consideration of Human Trafficking clauses

20 September 2012
  • Consideration of Sex Offender Notification and DNA/ Fingerprint clauses

27 September 2012
  • Evidence from the Children’s Law Centre, the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People and the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission

4 October 2012
  • Evidence from Christian Action Research and Education and the Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities

11 October 2012
  • Evidence from the Police Service of Northern Ireland

18 October 2012
  • Further Consideration of Sex Offender Notification and Human Trafficking clauses

8 November 2012
  • Further consideration of DNA/Fingerprint clauses

15 November 2012
  • Further consideration

22 November 2012
4 December 2012
  • Clause-by-clause consideration

6 December 2012
  • Committee’s report on the Act – Report NIA 86/11-15

13 December 2012
Consideration Stage19 February 2013
25 February 2013
Further Consideration Stage12 March 2013
Final Stage8 April 2013
Royal Assent25 April 2013

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