Budget Bill

Bill Number: Bill 4/11-15

Bill Type: Executive

Bill Sponsor: Minister of Finance and Personnel

Accelerated Passage Bill

The Budget Bill is:

A Bill to authorise the issue out of the Consolidated Fund of certain sums for the service of the years ending 31st March 2012 and 2013; to appropriate those sums for specified purposes; to authorise the Department of Finance and Personnel to borrow on the credit of the appropriated sums; to authorise the use for the public service of certain resources for the years ending 31st March 2012 and 2013; and to revise the limits on the use of certain accruing resources in the year ending 31st March 2012.

Stages of a Bill

Bill Stage Date Completed
/ Status
All Associated documents and links
First Stage 13 February 2012 Bill as Introduced (HTM) (PDF)
Explanatory & Financial Memorandum as Introduced (HTM) (PDF)
Official Report - 13 February 2012
Second Stage 14 February 2012
Official Report - 14 February 2012
Committee Stage

Consideration Stage 20 February
Official Report - 20 February 2012
Further Consideration Stage 21 February 2012
Official Report - 21 February 2012
Final Stage 27 February 2012
Official Report - 27 February 2012
Royal Assent 20 March 2012  Budget Act (Northern Ireland) 2012

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