The Northern Ireland Assembly is in Recess until the 30th of August. The Business Committee will meet on the 1st of September and the First Plenary Sitting is the 7th of September.

Forward Work Programme

Please note that the information below is provisional. For further information please visit the business diary.

Date of meeting

Agenda

12 April - 27 April 2014

Easter Recess

1 May 2014

Senate Chamber

Closed Session

Briefing from Assembly Legal Services regarding Bus Operator Licensing

 

 

1 May 2014

Senate Chamber

Open Session

Inquiry into Wind Energy – Research Briefing

 

6 May 2014

Room 29

Open Session

 

 

13 May 2014

Senate Chamber

Open Session

Departmental Briefing - The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill

 17 May - 24 May 2014

European Elections 

 19 May 2014

Senate Chamber

Open Session

Departmental Briefing on Local Government Code of Conduct for Councillors and The Shadow Arrangements and draft Local Government (Transitional Supplementary and Incidental Provisions and Modifications) Regulations (Northern Ireland ) 2014

 29 May 2014

Senate Chamber

Open Session

Call for Evidence - The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill

Departmental Briefing – June Monitoring, Provisional Out-turn, Budget 2015-2016 (TBC)

 

 5th June 2014

Inquiry into Wind Energy - Stakeholder Event Discussion

Inquiry into Wind Energy - Briefing by Environmental Health Officials

 12th June 2014

Inquiry into Wind Energy - Stakeholder Event

 19th June 2014

Ministerial Briefing - Briefing by Mark H Durkan

Inquiry into Wind Energy - briefing by the Utility Regulator and Northern Ireland Electricity

 26th June 2014

Visit to Wind Farm Sites in West Tyrone

 3rd July 2014

Environmental Update - Briefing by Northern Ireland Retail Consortium

 11th September 2014

The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill - Departmental/TTC 2000 briefing on Alcohol Awareness

HGV Levy SL1 - Departmental Briefing

Wind Inquiry: Briefing from Specialist Advisor 

 18th September 2014

 Committee Planning Day

 25th September 2014

 

Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill

October Monitoring Round - Departmental Briefing

 2nd October 2014

Visit to Swords Collection Resource Centre

 9th October 2014

The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill

Planning Processes for Mining and Exploratory Work for Minerals and Gold -Departmental Briefing

 

 23rd October 2014

The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill - Briefing from DINAC

Wind Inquiry - Briefing by Windwatch NI

Wind Inquiry - Briefing by NIRIG

 6th November 2014

The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill

Consultation on Planning Act 2011 Subordinate Legislation - Departmental Briefing

Wind Inquiry - Consideration of main issues

Single Planning Policy Statement - Departmental Briefing

 13th November 2014

The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill

EU Funding - briefing by RaISe

 20th November 2014

The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill - Informal Clause by Clause

 27th November 2014

Budget 2015/16 -Departmental Briefing

Planning and Local Government - Briefing by Northern Ireland Independant Retail Trade Association

The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill - Informal Clause by Clause

 4th December 2014

Ministerial Briefing

The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill - Informal Clause by Clause

Standing Orders for Local Councils - Departmental Briefing

 11th December 2014

January 2015 Monitoring Round - Departmental Briefing

The Planning (2011 Act) (Commencement No.2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015 - Departmental Briefing

 15th January 2015

Committee Inquiry into Wind Energy - Consideration of Draft Report

The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill - Informal Clause by Clause

 22nd January 2015

 

The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill - Formal Clause by Clause

Gold Mining Issues - Briefing by Friends of Mickey Atty

 29th January 2015

The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill - Consideration of Draft Report

EU 2013-14 and 2015 Work Programmes - Briefing by RaIse

Environmental Education in Northern Ireland - Briefing by the Education for Sustainable Development Forum

 5th February 2015

Budget 2015/16 - Departmental Briefing

Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill - Clause by Clause Scrutiny

Waste Gasification - Briefing by Full Circle Power

 12th February 2015

SL1 - The Draft Local Government Reorganisation (Compensation for Loss of Employment) Regulations (NI) 2015 - Departmental Briefing

Review of Biodegradable Carrier Bags - Departmental Briefing

European 2013-14,2014-15 Work Programmes - RaIse Briefing

 19th February 2015

Committee Visit to Scottish Environment Week - Edinburgh

 26th February 2015

SR 2015/15 The Food Waste Regulations - Departmental Briefing

SR 2015/24 Motor Vehicle (Wearing of Seatbelts) (Amendment) Regulations - Departmental Briefing

Revised SPPS - Departmental Briefing

 

 5th March 2015

Environmental Better Regulation Bill - Departmental Briefing

Phase 2 - Planning Reform and Transfer of Functions to Local Government

Local Government (Transitional, Incidential, Consequential and Supplemental Provisions Regulations

Local Government (Transferred Functions Grant) Regulations - Synopsis of Responses - Departmental Briefing  

 12th March 2015

Proposed Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations - Departmental Briefing

Update on the Designation of MCZs - Departmental Briefing

 19th March 2015

Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill - Consideration of Draft Report

SL1 - The Conservation (Natural Habitats, etc) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 - Departmental Briefing

SL1 - The Marine Conservation (Fixed Monetary Penalties) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1 - The Taxi Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 - Departmental Briefing

SL1 - The Taxi Operators Licensing (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 - Departmental Briefing

SL1 - The Taxi Accessibility Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 - Departmental Briefing 

SL1 - Local Government (Executive Arrangements) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 - Departmental Briefing

 

 26th March 2015

Committee Visit to Indaver Waste Energy Plant, Co. Meath

 16th April 2015

Taxi Accessibility Regulations - Briefing from Disability Action/IMTAC

Food Waste Regulations

 23rd April 2015

SL1 - The Taxis (Taximeters and Fares) Regulations (NI) 2015

SL1 - The Environmental Liability (Prevention and Remediation) (Amendment) Regulations (NI) 2015

SL1 - The Marine Conservation (Fixed Monetary Penalties) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1 - The Taxi Accessibility Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1 - The Taxi Accessibility Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

 30th April 2015

SL1 - The Taxis (Taximeters and Fares) Regulations (NI) 2015

SL1 - The Taxi Accessibility Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1 - The Hazardous Waste (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

SR 2015/229 The Ship Recycling Facilities Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1 - The Draft Local Government (Exclusion of Non-commercial Considerations) Order (NI) 2015

 14th May 2015

Informal Committee Meeting with Environmental Groups at Balmoral Show

21st May 2015

Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill

SR 2015/14 The Food Waste Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

Draft SR - The Planning (Amount of Fixed Penalty) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

SR 2015/238 The Hazardous Waste (Amendment) Regulations (NI) 2015

SR 2015/242 The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment No 2) Regulations (NI) 2015

A Register of Trees of National Special Interest for Northern Ireland - Briefing by the Woodland Trust 

2nd June 2015

June Monitoring Round 2015 - Departmental Briefing

4th June 2015

Engaging Heritage with Community Planning – Conference Report - Briefing by RAISE

Local Government (Community Planning Partners) Order (NI) (2015) and Guidance on Community Planning - Departmental Briefing 

Update on Taxi Legislation - Departmental Briefing 

SL1 The Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Fireplaces) (Amendment) Regulations (NI) 2015

SL1 The Local Government Reorganisation (Compensation for Loss of Employment) (Amendment) Regs (NI) 2015

SR Local Government (2014 Act) (Commencement No. 4) Order 2015

SR The Marine Conservation (Fixed Monetary Penalties) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

SR 2015 231 The Environmental Liability (Prevention and Remediation) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

 

 11th June 2015

 Local Government (Performance Indicators and Standards) Order (NI) and Guidance on Local Government Performance Improvement - Departmental Briefing

Report on the Programme of NIEA Prosperity Agreements: Progress aand Performance - Departmental Briefing

 

 18th June 2015

 Inquiry into Wind Energy - Briefing from Windwatch NI on Department's Response

Guidance on Community Planning - Departmental Briefing

 25th June 2015

 Inquiry into Wind Energy - Departmental Briefing on its response

Update on PfG and Business Plans - Departmental Briefing

Update on transfer of functions to local councils - Briefing by NILGA

2nd July 2015

Fixed Penalty Notice for offences relating to Taxi Act (NI) 2008: Synopsis of Consultation Responses - Departmental Briefing

Policy on dilapidated/dangerous structures and neglected sites - Departmental Briefing

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