Current Non-Executive Bill Proposals

Most primary legislation that passes through the Northern Ireland Assembly is brought forward by the relevant Minister, however bills can also be introduced by an individual Member or Assembly Committees.

Learn more about Non-Executive Bills here.

2011-2015 Mandate
Current Non-Executive Bill Proposals

Proposed Bill Name


Associated documents / information

Status of proposal

Duty to Co-Operate Bill Mr Steven Agnew

Consultation paper on the proposal for a Duty to Co-Operate Bill

Drafting under way
Agriculture (Amendment) Bill Sandra Overend Consultation paper on the re-designation of the horse as an agricultural animal Consultation closed
Townlands Bill Phil Flanagan Consultation paper on the numbering of individual properties within townlands Drafting under way
Organ Donation Bill Jo-Anne Dobson Consultation paper on changing the law on Organ Donation, moving from the current opt-in to a new opt-out system. Drafting under way
Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman Bill OFMDFM Committee Currently in development. For background information please click here. Drafting nearly complete
Rates Exemption for Amateur Sports Clubs Bill Daithí McKay Consultation paper on a Bill to make Amateur Sports Clubs exempt from rates
Consultation closed
Scrap Metal Dealers Bill Roy Beggs Consultation paper on Scrap Metal Dealers Bill (NI) Consultation closed
Assembly Reform (Opposition) Bill John McCallister Consultation paper on the proposal for an Assembly Reform (Opposition) Bill
Consultation closed


Please note: Once any non-Executive Bills have been introduced all up to date information and associated documents will be available on our main ‘Current Bills’ page here 

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