Forward Work Programme

Date of meeting


 14 October

Written Briefing
Update on the Northern Ireland Broadband Improvement Project
Air Connectivity
Credit Unions and Industrial and provident Societies Bill

Consumer Council
Business Engagement Brief/Summary

Oral Briefing
Agri-Food Strategy Board
Update on progress of 'Going for Growth'

Consultation on proposed NIRO grace periods in 2017 and Biomass Sustainability Reporting

21 October

Written Briefing
DETI Research Agenda Update
Implementation of EU Directive (2013/11) on alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes

Oral Briefing
Invest NI
Life and Health Sciences Sector


Health and Safety (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations (NI) 2014 - SL1

4 November

Written Briefing
Year 2 NI Economic Strategy Annual Monitoring Report
Renewable Heat Incentive - 6 Monthly Update
Update on new Horizon 2020 Strategy and Action Plan
Credit Unions and Industrial and Provident Societies Bill

Oral Briefing
Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment
Impact on Budgetary Costraints on DETI and its Arm's length Bodies

NISTA & Action Renewables
Impact of changes to NIRO on solar PV industry

Amendment to the Guarantees of Origin of Electricity Produced from High Efficiency Cogeneration Regulations (NI) 2008 - SL1

Consultation on the implementation of Directive 2013/30/EU on the safety of offshore oil and gas operations and amending Directive 2004/35/EC, nad updating oil and gas legislation and Approved Codes of Practice

Proposals on the alignment of health and safety regulations with the EU direct acting Classification, Labelling and Packaging Regulation - consultation document

Response to Consultation on the Superfast Roll-out Programme Phase 2

11 November

Written Briefing
Consumer Council Northern Ireland: Switching Week Update

Oral Briefing
Invest NI
Half Yearly Progress Report 2014/15

New Insolvency Bill

The Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations (NI) 2015 - SL

The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 - SL

Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Repeals, Revocations and Amendments) Regulations (NI) - SL1

Legislative Consent memorandum - UK

Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill

The Gas and Electricity Licence Modification and Appeals Regulations (NI) 2014 - SL1

Proposals for the replacement of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (NI) 2007 - consultation document

Docks - Proposed withdrawal of NI ACOP and approval of revised HSE ACOP - consultation document 

Proposal for draft COMAH Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 to implement the Seveso III Directive 2012/18/EU on the control of major accident hazards involving dangerous substances amending Council Directive 96/82/EC - consultation document

Rider Operated Lift Trucks ACOP - Propsed withdrawal of NI ACOP and approval of revised ACOP - outcome of consultation

Management Regulations ACOP - Consideration of withdrawal of ACOP - consultation document

Gas pipelines ACOP - Proposed wothdrawal of ACOP - consultation document

 18 November

Written Briefing
Causeway Coast & Glens Signature Project/Tourism Area Plan
Outcomes of the Review of the NITB and wider Tourism Structures

6 monthly performance stats on payments against the 10 day payment target for DETI and its NDPB's

Air Connectivity Study

Oral Briefing
CETI Economic Advisor

Forecasts and outlook reports for the economy, research papers on the Corporation Tax, Air Connectivity and Small Business Rate Relief

The Mines Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 - consultation document

 25 November

Written Briefing
Review of Business Red Tape

Strategic Energy Framework (SEF2010) - Progress Update (Apr - Sept 2014)

Provision and Use of Work Equipment - Revised ACOP - outcome of consultation

2 December

Written Briefing
Northern Ireland Tourist Board
Giro d'Italia - Post Project Evaluation
Tourism Events Funding Programme 2014/15 and 2015/16

Grid Strengthening - DETI response to Committee inquiry

DETI Written/Oral TBC
Update on the Development of the Export Strategy (including update to NI Chamber of Commerce on Export Duties)

Outcome of Consultation on proposed changes to small scale ROC banding levels

Consultation on proposed NIRO Grace periods in 2017

9 December

Written Briefing
Update on the ERDF Growth and Jobs Programme 2014 - 2020
Tourist Accommodation Review

Oral Briefing
Collaboration and cooperation in the Life & Health Sciences Sector

Health and Safety (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations (NI) 2014 - SR

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