The Northern Ireland Assembly was dissolved at 00:01 on Thursday 26 January, 2017. The elections will take place on Thursday 2 March, 2017.

Budget Bill

Bill Number: Bill 77/11-16

Bill Type: Executive

Bill Sponsor: Minister of Finance and Personnel

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 2016 and 2017; 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 2016 and 2017; and to revise the limits on the use of certain acruing resources in the year ending 31st March 2016.

                                                       Stages of a Bill

Bill Stage Date Completed / Status All Associated documents and links
     
First Stage 8 February 2016

Bill as Introduced (HTM) (PDF)
Explanatory and Financial Memorandum (HTM) (PDF)

Official Report - 8 February 2016

     
Second Stage 9 February 2016 Official Report - 9 February 2016
     
Committee Stage N/A  
     
Consideration Stage 15 February 2016 Official Report - 15 February 2016
     
Further Consideration Stage 16 February 2016 Official Report - 16 February 2016
     
Final Stage 23 February 2016 Official Report - 23 February 2016
     
Royal Assent 23 March 2016  

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