Autism Bill (NIA Bill 2/10)

The Autism Act (NI) 2011 received Royal Assent on the 9th May 2011 and came in to operation on the 9th August 2011. The Act has two main effects:

1. to amend the Disability Discrimination Act by extending the criteria.

2. to produce a cross-departmental autism strategy.

Please see below for the different stages in making the Autism Bill (NI) into the Autism Act (NI) 2011:

 

Bill Number: Bill 2/10

Bill Type: Non-Executive

Bill Sponsor: Dominic Bradley

 

The Autism Bill is a Bill to:

Amend the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and to require an autism strategy to be prepared.

 

Stages of a Bill

Bill Stage Date Completed
/ Status
All Associated documents and links
     
First Stage 08 November 2010
Bill as Introduced (HTM) (PDF)
Explanatory & Financial Memorandum as Introduced
Official Report - 08 November 2010
     
Second Stage 07 December 2010
Official Report - 07 December 2010
     
Committee Stage
11 February 2011
Committee Report on the Autism Bill
     
Consideration Stage 23 February 2011

Notice of Amendments - 16 February 2011
Marshalled List of Amendments - 22 February 2011
Grouping List of Amendments - 22 February 2011

Bill (As Amended at Consideration Stage) (HTM) (PDF)
Explanatory and Financial Memorandum (revised)
Official Report - 23 February 2011

     
Further Consideration Stage 07 March 2011

Notice of Amendments - 02 March 2011
Marshalled List of Amendments - 07 March 2011
Grouping List of Amendments - 07 March 2011

Bill (As Amended at Further Consideration Stage) (HTM) (PDF)
Explanatory and Financial Memorandum (revised)
Official Report - 07 March 2011

     
Final Stage 15 March 2011
Official Report - 15 March 2011
     
Royal Assent 09 May 2011
Act - Link to OPSI

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