Forward Work Programme

Date of meeting


 16th January 2014

Written Briefing
January Monitoring Supplementary
Onshore Renewable Action Plan (OREAP) 2013 - 2020 Strategic Environment Assessment

Oral Briefing
DETI - Website and Online Presence
Assembly Research - NI Sub Regional Data

Consumer Rights Bill - Update from Minister
Credit Unions & Industrial Provident Societies Bill - Summary of consultation responses

 23 January 2014

Oral Briefing
Fermanagh Trust - Community outcomes from wind energy development
Irish League of Trade Unions - Community Banking

Dangerous Substances and Explosives Atmospheres Regulations
Legionnaires Disease: the control of Liegionella bacteria in water systems
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
Safety in the installation and use of gas systems and appliances

 30 January 2014

Written Briefing
Update on Electricity Market Reform
Business Proficiency
Energy Efficiency
Better Regulation and Annual Report 2012/13

Oral Briefing
Consumer Council for Northern Ireland - General Briefing
Videoconference with the European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology on roaming charges

The Control of Major Accident Hazards (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 - SL1
Renewables Obligation (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014 - Consultation and response

Strategic Environmental Assessment of Petroleum Licensing in the internal Waters (Belfast Lough/Larne Lough) - Consultation Outcomes
Revised draft Regulatory Impact Assessment guidance - Summary of Consultation response to the consultation

 6 February 2014

Written Briefing
Further scrutiny of PPE's - InterTradeIreland's Acumen Programme (February 2011 - present)

Oral Briefing
Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce - Northern Ireland'd export base

Proposals for the Health and Safety (Fees)(Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014

 13 February 2014

VENUE - NI Science Park

Written Briefing
PMS Update Report

Oral Briefing
NITB Tourism Update
DETI : Innovation Strategy - update on consultation reponses

VISIT - SS Nomadic

18 February 2014

Stakeholder Event : co-hosted with Fermanagh Trust at Parliament Buildings

20 February 2014

Written Briefing
Financial Capability Strategy and Action Plans (incorporating consultation report)
Response to ETI Committee Report on 'Electricity Policy, Part 1'

Oral Briefing
Invest NI Export Opportunities
NICC Export Report

The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurences Regulations (Northern Ireland)2014 - SL1
Gas Standards of Performance Regulations - SL1
New Insolvency Bill

27 February

Written Briefing
Review of Business Red Tape

Oral Briefing
North South Steering Group on Horizon 2020

Proposals for Miscellaneous Repeals, Revocations and Amendments Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014
Review of Safety in Docks Approved Code of Practice
Asbestos Regulations Approved Code of Practice

6 March 2014

Written Briefing
Energy Efficiency Directive

Oral Briefing
InterTradeIreland - Border Region Economy

The Control of Major Accident Hazards (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 - SL1

Proposals to amend the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982 (as amended)

 13 March 2014

Oral Briefing
Agri-Food Srategy / Going for Growth - Update Report

20 March 2014

VISIT - The CUBE, Dungannon

27 March 2014

Written Briefing
Tourism Accomodation Review
Upgrade on the development of the EDRF Investment for Growth & Jobs Programme 2014 - 2020

Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014
Consolidation of Mines Legislation - The Mines Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014

3 April 2014

VENUE: North Down

Oral Briefing
EU Competitiveness of Enterprises and SME's 2014-2020: an assessment of the potential value of COSME to NI SME's

Outcome of consultation on energy licence modifications and appeals and SL1 for required legislation

10 April 2014

Written Briefing
Application by Tamboran Resources PTY LTD for a 6 month extension to the date for completion of Part 1 of the Work Programme under Petroleum Licence PL2/10

Consumer Council for Northern Ireland
Transfer of responsibilities from Consumer Futures to CCNI

Assembly Research
Report on the roundtable discussion on economic data in Northern Ireland

Oral Briefing
IBOA: The future of Ulster Bank
Ulster Bank: The future of Ulster Bank



The following items have yet to be scheduled:

Oral Briefings
Utility Regulator: following publication of final determination from Competition Commission
DETI: Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme
DETI: Economic Advisory Group

Written Briefings
Report on ‘Cross-Border Economic Renewal: Rethinking Regional Policy in Ireland’
Consultation on review of Consumer Council for Northern Ireland

Primary/Secondary Legislation
Insolvency Bill
Credit Union Bill
Off Shore Renewable Energy Bill
Energy Bill
Common Arrangements for Gas Bill

Centre for Advanced Sustainable Energy (CASE) at Queen’s University

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