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Assembly and Executive Reform (Assembly Opposition) Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Hansard Reports

12.The following table sets out the dates of the Hansard reports for each stage of the Act’s passage through the Assembly and the date Royal Assent was received.

Introduction to the Assembly22 September 2015
Second Stage debate12 October 2015
Committee Stage – commenced13 October 2015
Committee Stage - evidence from the Act Sponsor13/17 October, 17 November, 1/8 December 2015 and 12 January 2016
Committee Stage - evidence from Professor Christopher McCrudden and Dr Alex Schwartz, Queen’s University, Belfast3 November 2015
Committee Stage – Dr Eoin o’Malley, Dublin City University3 November 2015
Committee Stage – Professor Derek Birrell, University of Ulster17 November 2015
Committee Stage – Professor John Coakley, Queen’s University, Belfast and Professor Emeritus, University College Dublin24 November 2015
Committee's report - Report number NIA 299/11-1619 January 2016
Consideration Stage in the Assembly2 & 8 February 2016
Further Consideration Stage in the Assembly16 February 2016
Final Stage29 February 2016
Royal Assent23 March 2016

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