Windsor Framework Democratic Scrutiny Committee


About the Committee

The Windsor Framework Democratic Scrutiny Committee (DSC) is a standing committee of the Northern Ireland Assembly established under The Windsor Framework (Democratic Scrutiny) Regulations 2024 (PDF, 8 pages, 59KB).

The Committee’s purpose is to assist with the observation and implementation of Article 13(3a) and (4) of the Windsor Framework. The Committee’s functions include:

  • examining and considering new EU acts and replacement EU acts;
  • conducting inquiries and publishing reports in relation to replacement EU acts;
  • engaging with businesses, civil society and others in relation to replacement EU acts;
  • engaging with the UK Government in relation to replacement EU acts;
  • engaging with Ministers of Northern Ireland departments and the NI Executive in relation to replacement EU acts;
  • dealing with other matters (including legislative proposals which may become new EU acts or replacement EU acts) which the Committee considers to be connected with its purpose or other functions.

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The next meeting of the Committee will take place on Thursday 22 February at 10am in Room 30. The Committee will consider a notification received in relation to a proposed EU act, and will receive briefings from Executive Office officials; Assembly Research and Information Services; and, Assembly EU Affairs Officers.


Contact the Committee

Clerk to the Committee: Marie Austin
Room 382, Parliament Buildings,
Ballymiscaw, Stormont,
Belfast, BT4 3XX

Tel: (028) 9052 0302
Email: committtee.windsorframework@niassembly.gov.uk

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