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.