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Public Services Ombudsman Bill

Bill Number: Bill 47/11-16

Bill Type: Non-Executive

Bill Sponsor: Mr Mike Nesbitt, Chairperson of the Committee for the Office of the First Minster and deputy First Minster

The Public Services Ombudsperson Bill is:

A Bill to establish and make provision about the office of the Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman; to abolish the offices of the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Complaints and the Assembly Ombudsman for Northern Ireland; to provide that the Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman is, by virtue of holding that office, the Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Ombudsman; and for connected purposes.

Stages of a Bill

Bill Stage Date Completed / Status All Associated documents and links
     
First Stage 20 April 2015

Bill as Introduced (PDF)

Explanatory and Financial Memorandum as Intro (PDF)

Official Report - 20 April 2015

     
Second Stage  11 May 2015  Official Report - 11 May 2015
     
Committee Stage  Extended to 30 September 2015  Committee Report on the Public Services Ombudsdperson Bill
     
Consideration Stage  20 October 2015

Notice of Amendments - 15 September 2015

Notice of Amendments - 12 October 2015

Notice of Amendments - 13 October 2015

Notice of Amendments - 14 October 2015

Marshalled List of Amendments - 14 October 2015

Grouping List of Amendments - 14 October 2015

Bill - As Amended at Consideration Stage (HTML) (PDF)

Explanatory and Financial Memorandum - As Amended at Consideration Stage (HTML) (PDF)

Official Report - 20 October 2015 (Part 1) (Part 2)

     
Further Consideration Stage 30 November 2015 

Notice of Amendments - 24 November 2015

Notice of Amendments - 25 November 2015

Marshalled List of Amendments - 25 November 2015

Grouping List of Amendments - 25 November 2015

Official Report - 30 November 2015 (Part 1) (Part 2)

Bill - As Amended at Further Consideration Stage (HTML) (PDF)

Explanatory and Financial Memorandum - As Amended at Further Consideration Stage (HTML) (PDF)

 

Exceptional Further Consideration Stage

Notice of Amendments - 26 January 2016

Marshalled List of Amendments - 27 January 2016

Grouping List of Amendments - 27 January 2016

Bill - As Amended at Exceptional Further Consideration Stage (HTML) (PDF)

Explanatory and Financial Memorandum - As Amended at Exceptional Further Consideration Stage (HTML) (PDF)

Official Report - 1 February 2016

     
Final Stage

8 December 2015

10 February 2016 

Official report - 8 December 2015

Official report - 10 February 2016

     
Royal Assent 19 Februaruy 2016 Public Services Ombudsman Act

 

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