The Justice Bill Committee Stage
The Justice Bill was formally introduced to the Northern Ireland Assembly on 16 June 2014 and passed its Second Stage on 24 June 2014. The Bill has now been referred to the Committee for Justice which has responsibility for the Committee Stage of the Bill.
During the Committee Stage the Committee will be scrutinising the clauses and schedules of the Bill.
The Committee has also agreed to seek views on proposed amendments to the Bill from the Department of Justice, the Attorney General for Northern Ireland and Mr Jim Wells MLA.
The Committee has issued a written call for evidence in order to assist it with the scrutiny of the Bill and the proposed amendments to the Bill.
Further information on the Bill and proposed amendments, the timescale and format for the submission of written evidence can be found here.