Marshalled List of Amendments - 18 September 2012

14 SEPTEMBER 2012

Private Members’ Business

Item 4:  Order Paper 85/11-15 – 18 September 2012 

Motion: Parades

That this Assembly calls on the leadership of the Loyal Orders to become involved urgently in direct dialogue with residents' groups to resolve the issue of contentious parades which still affects entire communities during the summer.

[Mr G Kelly]
[Mr M McLaughlin]
[Mr D McKay]

Amendment 1

Proposed: Leave out all after ‘Assembly’ and insert:

‘recognises the positive community contribution by the Loyal Orders; and calls on everyone in leadership roles within the community to ensure that their actions promote positive outcomes from all parades and other events organised by community groups that could be deemed contentious.’ 

[Mr T Elliott]
[Mr M Nesbitt]
[Mr R Swann]

Amendment 2

Proposed: Leave out all after ‘Assembly’ and insert:

‘affirms the right to peaceful assembly, parade and protest within the rule of law; condemns violence without equivocation; believes that local dialogue offers the best way of resolving differences over parades; and recognises that the contentious nature of parades may, where necessary, require an independent process.’

[Mr C Lyttle]
[Mrs J Cochrane]
[Mr K McCarthy]

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