Committee on Procedures

Welcome to the Home Page of the Committee on Procedures. This Committee has been established to consider and review on an ongoing basis the Standing Orders and procedures of the Assembly. The Committee Chairperson is Mr Gerry Kelly.

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The Committee on Procedures will hold its next meeting on Tuesday 24 November 2015 at 1:00pm in Room 29, Parliament Buildings. In closed session the Committee will consider draft Standing Orders in relation to part 1 of the inquiry report into the extent to which Standing Orders should permit the Attorney General to participate in proceedings of the Assembly. In public session the Committee will continue its review of the public petitions procedures and the time allocated to Topical Questions. The Committee will also consider its Forward Work Programme.

Forthcoming business will also be published in the Business Diary.

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Committee Clerk: Alison Ross

Room 33,Parliament Buildings,
Belfast, BT4 3XX

Tel: (028) 9052 1436

Review of the Public Petitions Procedures

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee on Procedures is undertaking a Review of the Public Petitions Procedures in the Northern Ireland Assembly. The aim of the review is to examine the effectiveness of current procedures and to consider if a revised system of public petitions should be introduced to the Assembly.

Click here for further information. 

The closing date for submissions is Thursday 18 December 2014.

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