Minutes of Proceedings

Session: 2012/2013

Date: Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Venue: Assembly Chamber

The Assembly met at 10.30am, the Principal Deputy Speaker (Mr Molloy) in the Chair.

1. Personal Prayer or Meditation

Members observed two minutes’ silence.

2. Executive Committee Business

2.1 Statement - Door to Door Transport

The Minister for Regional Development, Mr Danny Kennedy, made a statement regarding Door to Door Transport, following which he replied to questions.

2.2 Statement - Future of the Education Maintenance Allowance

The Minister for Employment and Learning, Dr Stephen Farry, made a statement regarding the Future of the Education Maintenance Allowance, following which he replied to questions.

2.3 Consideration Stage - Water and Sewerage Services (Amendment) Bill (NIA 16/11-15)

The Minister for Regional Development, Mr Danny Kennedy, moved the Consideration Stage of the Water and Sewerage Services (Amendment) Bill.

No amendments were tabled to the Bill.

Clauses

The question being put, it was agreed without division that Clauses 1 to 3 stand part of the Bill.

Long Title

The question being put, the Long Title was agreed without division.                    

Bill NIA 16/11-15 stood referred to the Speaker.

2.4 Second Stage - Budget Bill (NIA 18/11-15)

The Minister of Finance and Personnel, Mr Sammy Wilson, moved the Second Stage of the Budget Bill (NIA 18/11-15). 

Debate ensued.

The sitting was suspended at 12.27pm.

The sitting resumed at 2.00pm, with the Deputy Speaker (Mr Beggs) in the Chair.

3. Question Time

3.1 Regional Development 

Questions were put to, and answered by, the Minister for Regional Development, Mr Danny Kennedy.

3.2 Agriculture and Rural Development 

Questions were put to, and answered by, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mrs Michelle O’Neill.

4. Executive Committee Business (Cont’d)

4.1 Second Stage - Budget Bill (NIA 18/11-15) (Cont’d)

Debate resumed on the motion.

The Deputy Speaker (Mr Dallat) took the Chair.

The Budget Bill (NIA 18/11-15) passed Second Stage with cross-community support nemine contradicente.  

5. Adjournment

Mr Danny Kinahan spoke to his topic regarding Consultation on care homes in residential areas in South Antrim.

Proposed:

That the Assembly do now adjourn.

The Speaker

The Assembly adjourned at 6.06pm.

Mr William Hay
The Speaker
12 February 2013

Northern Ireland Assembly

Papers Presented to the Assembly on
12 February 2013

1. Acts of the Northern Ireland Assembly
2. Bills of the Northern Ireland Assembly

Budget Bill (as introduced) (NIA 18/11-15)

3. Orders in Council
4. Publications Laid in the Northern Ireland Assembly

Equality Commission for NI Draft Code of Practice on Equal Pay (OFMDFM)

5. Assembly Reports
6. Statutory Rules

(The department identified after each rule is for reference purposes only)

For Information Only:

S. R. 2013/29 Disease Control (Standstill) Order (Northern Ireland) 2013 (DARD)

7. Written Ministerial Statements

Public Right of Pedestrian Access to DARD Forestry Land and New Forestry Land Byelaws (DARD)

8. Consultation Documents

Annual Report and Financial Statements for Middletown Centre for Autism Ltd 2008 (DE)

Annual Report and Financial Statements for Middletown Centre for Autism Ltd 2010 (DE)

Annual Report and Financial Statements for Middletown Centre for Autism Ltd 2011 (DE)

Annual Report and Financial Statements for Middletown Centre for Autism Ltd 2012 (DE)

9. Departmental Publications
10. Agency Publications
11. Westminster Publications
12. Miscellaneous Publications

Northern Ireland Assembly Legislation:

Stages in Consideration of Public Bills

First Stage: Introduction of Bill.

Second Stage: General debate of the Bill with an opportunity for Members to vote on its general principles.

Committee Stage (Comm. Stage): Detailed investigation by a Committee which concludes with the publication of a report for consideration by the Assembly.

Consideration Stage (CS): Consideration by the Assembly of, and an opportunity for Members to vote on, the details of the Bill including amendments proposed to the Bill.

Further Consideration Stage (FCS): Consideration by the Assembly of, and an opportunity for Members to vote on, further amendments to the Bill.

Final Stage: Passing or rejecting of Bill by the Assembly, without further amendment.

Royal Assent.

Proceedings as at 12 FEBRUARY 2013

2011-2015 Mandate
Executive Bills

Title &
Bill Number

First
Stage

Second Stage

Comm. Stage to Conclude

Report Ordered to be Printed

CS

FCS

Final Stage

Royal Assent

Marine Bill NIA Bill 5/11-15

21.02.12

05.03.12

06.07.12

05.07.12

 

 

 

 

Superannuation Bill NIA Bill 6/11-15

12.03.12

26.03.12

28.09.12

26.09.12

22.10.12

06.11.12

19.11.12

10.01.13

Inquiry into Historical Institutional Abuse Bill

NIA Bill 7/11-15

12.06.12

25.06.12

26.10.12

24.10.12

20.11.12

03.12.12

11.12.12

18.01.13

Business Improvement Districts Bill NIA Bill 9/11-15

25.06.12

17.09.12

13.12.12

13.12.12

21.01.13

29.01.13

11.02.13

 

Criminal Justice Bill NIA Bill 10/11-15

25.06.12

03.07.12

14.12.12

13.12.12

 

 

 

 

Charities Bill NIA Bill 11/11-15

02.07.12

11.09.12

23.10.12

23.10.12

20.11.12

03.12.12

11.12.12

18.01.13

Welfare Reform Bill NIA Bill 13/11-15

01.10.12

09.10.12

22.01.13

19.02.13

 

 

 

 

Education Bill NIA Bill 14/11-15

02.10.12

15.10.12

03.12.12

08.04.13

 

 

 

 

/Air Passenger Duty (Setting of Rate) Bill NIA Bill 15/11-15

08.10.12

16.10.12

N/A

N/A

22.10.12

05.11.12

06.11.12

11.12.12

Water and Sewerage Services (Amendment) Bill NIA Bill 16/11-15

19.11.12

27.11.12

29.01.12

23.01.13

12.02.13

 

 

 

Planning Bill NIA Bill 17/11-15

14.01.13

22.01.13

05.03.13

 

 

 

 

 

Budget Bill NIA Bill 18/11-15

11.02.13

12.02.13

N/A

N/A

 

 

 

 

2011-2015 Mandate
Non-Executive Bills

Title &
Bill Number

First
Stage

Second Stage

Comm. Stage to Conclude

Report Ordered to be Printed

CS

FCS

Final Stage

Royal Assent

Civil Service (Special Advisers) Bill NIA Bill 12/11-15

02.07.12

25.09.12

15.02.13

 

 

 

 

 

/ Bill progressing by accelerated passage

** Please note that any bills that received Royal Assent in the previous session have been removed from the table. 

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