Inquiry into Historical Institutional Abuse Bill Notice of Amendments tabled on 14 November 2012 for Consideration Stage

Clause 1 , Page 1, Line 7

Leave out ‘31st May’ and insert ‘18th October’

The First Minister and deputy First Minister

Clause 1 , Page 1, Line 5

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‘Subject to this section,’

Mr Colum Eastwood

Clause 1 , Page 1, Line 7

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‘(2A) The inquiry may report recommendations on changes to law, practice and procedure to prevent future abuse.’

Mr Colum Eastwood

Clause 1 , Page 1, Line 16

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‘(6) Without prejudice to any finding it may make in its final report, the inquiry panel may publish an interim report on the requirement or desirability for redress to be provided by the Executive to victims of historical institutional abuse.’

Mr Colum Eastwood

Clause 5 , Page 3, Line 23

Leave out ‘a notice given to the presiding member’ and insert -

‘an order made’

Mr Colum Eastwood

Clause 5 , Page 3, Line 25

Leave out ‘a notice’ and insert ‘an order’

Mr Colum Eastwood

Clause 5 , Page 3, Line 26

Leave out ‘notice is sent’ and insert ‘order is made’

Mr Colum Eastwood

Clause 5 , Page 3, Line 29

Leave out ‘give a notice’ and insert ‘make an order’

Mr Colum Eastwood

Clause 5 , Page 3, Line 31

Leave out ‘set out in the notice’ and insert ‘publish’

Mr Colum Eastwood

Clause 5, Page 3

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Mr Colum Eastwood

Clause 5 , Page 3, Line 33

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‘(5) No order shall be made under subsection (1)(b) unless a draft of the order has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, the Assembly.’

Mr Colum Eastwood

Clause 1 , Page 1, Line 5

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‘(a) to examine the arrangements in place in institutions in Northern Ireland for the protection of children from abuse during the period between 1922 and 1995;

(b) to examine if there were systemic failings by institutions or the state in their duties towards children in their care during the period between 1922 and 1995;

(c) to examine the arrangements in place for the protection of children from clerical abuse during the period between 1922 and 1995;

(d) to examine and report upon the scale and impact of clerical abuse of children during the period between 1922 and 1995 and identify relevant failings by church authorities;

(e) to make relevant findings and recommendations, including recommendations to ensure that abuse is prevented effectively in the future.’

Mr Jim Allister

Clause 1 , Page 1, Line 11

After ‘institutional’ insert ‘and clerical’

Mr Jim Allister

Clause 5 , Page 3

Leave out lines 23 to 33

Mr Jim Allister

Clause 21 , Page 10, Line 10

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‘ “abuse” includes physical or mental violence, injury, neglect or negligent treatment, maltreatment or exploitation, including sexual abuse;’

Mr Jim Allister

Clause 21 , Page 10, Line 11

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‘ “child” means any person less than 18 years old;’

Mr Jim Allister

Clause 21 , Page 10, Line 11

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‘ “clerical abuse” means abuse for which a member of the clergy is responsible;’

Mr Jim Allister

Clause 21 , Page 10, Line 13

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‘ “institution” means any body, society or organisation having responsibility for the care, health or welfare of children in Northern Ireland which, during the period between 1922 and 1995, provided residential accommodation, took decisions about and made provision for the day to day care of children;’

Mr Jim Allister

Clause 23 , Page 10, Line 37

After ‘institutional’ insert ‘and clerical’

Mr Jim Allister

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After ‘institutional’ insert ‘and clerical’

Mr Jim Allister

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