Coronavirus pandemic legislation

Information Standards Freedom of Information Response

Our Ref: FoI 37-20

25 June 2020

Freedom of Information Act 2000

I am writing to confirm that the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission (Assembly Commission) does not hold the information, which you requested on 15June 2020.  In your request you asked for the following information:

“Please detail how long it has taken to draft and have enacted into legislation any pieces of legislation related to the current Coronavirus Pandemic.”


This information is not held by the Assembly Commission. Information regarding the Northern Ireland Government is a matter for the Northern Ireland Executive or individual Government Departments. The Assembly Commission is a separate entity to the Northern Ireland Executive. Your request may be better addressed by the relevant Government Departments.

Please find contact details for the Northern Ireland Government Departments here.


You have the right to request a formal review by the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission and if you wish to do so, please write to me at the above address.

If after such an internal review you are still unhappy with the response, you have the right to appeal to the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,  Cheshire SK9 5AF who will undertake an independent review.

If you have any queries about this letter, please contact me.  Please remember to quote the reference number above.

Yours sincerely


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