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Date of meetingAgenda
Tuesday 19 January 2021

Policy Scrutiny (oral and written briefings)

Justice Key Issues – Oral Evidence Session with the Minister of Justice

Thursday 21 January 2021 Primary Legislation

Protection from Stalking Bill – Oral evidence session on the principles of the Bill – departmental officials

 

Subordinate Legislation

SL1: Amendment to the Criminal Justice (Sentencing) (Licence Conditions) (Northern Ireland) Rules 2009

Thursday 28 January 2021

Subordinate Legislation

SL1 - The Explosives (Appointment of Authorities and Enforcement) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

 

Policy Scrutiny (oral and written briefings)

Review of Support Mechanisms for Frontline NI Prison Service staff – Oral evidence session with departmental officials

Stocktake of Policing Oversight and Accountability Arrangements – Oral evidence session with departmental officials

 

Consultations/Briefings

County Court Jurisdiction – Proposed Consultation – written briefing

Modern Slavery – Proposed Consultation on Transparency in Supply Chains – written briefing

Thursday 4 February 2021

Primary Legislation

Criminal Justice (Committal Reform) Bill – oral evidence sessions 

Thursday 11 February 2021

Primary Legislation

Criminal Justice (Committal Reform) Bill – oral evidence sessions 

 

Items to be scheduled upon resumption of normal business or earlier if necessary:

  • Year Five Action Plan- Stopping Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse Seven Year Strategy - written briefing
  • Implementation of the Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016 – oral evidence session
  • 2020-21 Programme for Government Outcome 7 – oral evidence session
  • Briefing by the NI Commissioner for Children and Young People on the proposal to develop a joint secure care and justice campus for children on the Woodlands/Lakewood site and other justice children’s issues – oral evidence session
  • Review of Sentencing Policy in Northern Ireland – Update on Way Forward – written/oral evidence session
  • CJINI Report on the Care and Treatment of Victims and Witnesses in the Criminal Justice System in Northern Ireland – Oral evidence session with Criminal Justice Inspectors
  • CJINI Report on the Care and Treatment of Victims and Witnesses in the Criminal Justice System in Northern Ireland – Oral evidence session with officials from the relevant justice organisations

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