Report on the Legislative Consent Motion to allow Clauses 21 and 32 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders to extend to Northern Ireland

Committee: Justice

Session: 2011/2012

Date: Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Reference: NIA 15/11-15

ISBN: Only available online

Mandate Report Number: NIA 15/11-15

Together with the Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee relating to the Report, Minutes of Evidence, and Written Submissions


The Committee for Justice is a Statutory Departmental Committee established in accordance with paragraphs 8 and 9 of the Belfast Agreement, section 29 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 and under Standing Order 46.

The Committee has power to:

  • Consider and advise on Departmental budgets and annual plans in the context of the overall budget allocation;
  • Consider relevant subordinate legislation and take the Committee stage of primary legislation;
  • Call for persons and papers;
  • Initiate inquires and make reports; and
  • Consider and advise on any matters brought to the Committee by the Minister of Justice.

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