Rural Needs Bill

Synopsis: The Rural Needs Bill was introduced into the Assembly on 9 November 2015. The Bill successfully completed its Second Stage on 17 November 2015 and was referred to the Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development for its Committee Stage. The Committee finished its Committee Stage and ordered its Report to be printed at the meeting of Tuesday 26 January 2016. The Committee Report, and further information on the Committee's scrutiny of the Bill can be found below:

Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development Report on the Rural Needs Bill.pdf (265.73 kb)

You can view the Rural Needs Bill here - Rural Needs Bill.pdf

You can view the Explanatory and Financial Memorandum here - EFM - Rural Needs Bill.pdf

You can view the Delegated Powers Memorandum here - Delegated Powers Memorandum.pdf

You can view responses to the Committee call for evidence here - Written Submissions

Research papers commissioned by the Committe can be viewed here - Research Papers

You can see the relevant extracts of the Minutes of Proceedings here - Minutes of Proceedings

You can view the Minutes of Evidence here - Minutes of Evidence

You can view Memoranda and Papers from the Department here - Memoranda and Papers

You can view other papers here - Other Papers

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