Official Report (Hansard)

Session: 2011/2012

Date: Wednesday, 29 September 2010

Members present for all or part of the proceedings:

Mr Danny Kennedy (Chairperson) 
Dr Stephen Farry (Deputy Chairperson) 
Mr Allan Bresland 
Mr Trevor Clarke 
Mr Tom Elliott 
Mrs Dolores Kelly 
Mr Francie Molloy 
Mr George Robinson 
Mr Jimmy Spratt

The Chairperson (Mr Kennedy):

At the meeting of 15 September 2010, the Committee completed the clause-by-clause scrutiny of the Commissioner for Older People Bill. During that scrutiny, it omitted to agree the long title of the Bill, which is:

“A Bill to provide for the appointment and functions of the Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland.”

Long title agreed to.

The Chairperson:

The Committee will now agree its report. Do members agree paragraphs 1 to 25?

Members indicated assent.

The Chairperson:

Do members agree that appendices 1 to 5 be included in the report?

Members indicated assent.

The Chairperson:

Members should note that the date of publication is the date on which the Committee orders the report to be printed. Do members agree to order the report to be printed today?

Members indicated assent.

The Chairperson:

Do members agree that an extract of today’s meeting and the minutes of proceedings be included in appendix 1?

Members indicated assent.

The Chairperson:

Is the Committee content that the Chairperson agrees the minutes to allow them to be included in the report?

Members indicated assent.

The Chairperson:

Is the Committee content with the press release concerning the Committee’s deliberation on the Commissioner for Older People Bill and content to issue it when the report is received from the printers?

Members indicated assent.

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