Assembly and Executive Review Committee

The Assembly & Executive Review Committee is established under the Northern Ireland Act 1998. Its role is to review matters relating to the functioning of the Assembly and the Executive.

In particular, the Committee is required to review and report on the operation of Parts III and IV of the Northern Ireland Act 1998.  Part III deals with Executive Authorities and Part IV deals with a range of areas including Assembly Elections and Assembly Proceedings etc.

The Committee recently carried out a ‘Review of D’Hondt, Community Designation and Provisions for Opposition’ as part of its review of Parts III and IV of the Northern Ireland Act 1998. You can view a copy of its Report of this Review here. The Committee Chairperson is Mr Stephen Moutray.

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The Assembly and Executive Review Committee will next meet at 10.30am on Tuesday 6 May in Room 21, Parliament Buildings.

Forthcoming business will be published in the Business Diary.

Review of Petitions of Concern

The Assembly and Executive Review Committee is currently reviewing Petitions of Concern, taking into account how the Petition of Concern has been used to date and the fact that the mechanism was designed as part of the safeguards to ensure that all sections of the community are protected and can participate and work together successfully in the operation of these institutions.

Click here for further information on the progress of the review.

Contact the Committee

Committee Clerk: John Simmons

Room 242,Parliament Buildings,
Belfast, BT4 3XX

Tel: (028) 9052 1787
Email: committee.assembly&

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