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Employment Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Hansard Reports

11.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.

Officials’ briefing on the proposed Bill to the Committee for Employment and Learning2nd December 2015
First Stage7th December 2015
Committee – evidence from Labour Relations Agency, Irish Congress of Trade Unions, Law Centre (NI), Northern Ireland Commissioner for Employment and Skills, and Departmental officials6th January 2016
Second Stage12th January 2016
Committee Stage –with further briefing from officials and informal clause-by-clause consideration13th January 2016
Committee Stage – formal clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill and consideration of outstanding issues20th January 2016
Committee Stage – consideration of draft report27th January 2016
Committee’s report on the Bill – Report number NIA 73/11-1627th January 2016
Consideration Stage9th February 2016
Further Consideration Stage22nd and 23rd February 2016
Final Stage1st March 2016
Royal Assent22nd April 2016

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