Charities Bill

Bill Number: Bill 11/11-15

Bill Type: Executive

Bill Sponsor: Minister for Social Development

The Charities Bill is:

A Bill to amend the Charities Act (Northern Ireland) 2008; to transfer certain functions of the Department for Social Development to the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland; and for connected purposes.

Stages of a Bill

Bill Stage Date Completed
/ Status
All Associated documents and links
First Stage 2 July 2012 Bill as Introduced (HTM) (PDF)
Explanatory & Financial Memorandum as Introduced (HTM) (PDF)
Official Report - 02 July 2012

Second Stage 11 September 2012 Official Report - 11 September 2012
Committee Stage 23 October 2013 Committee Report
Consideration Stage 20 November 2012

Notice of Amendments - 14 November 2012

Marshalled List of Amendments - 20 November 2012

Grouping List of Amendments - 20 November 2012

Official Report - 20 November 2012

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

Further Consideration Stage 3 December 2012 Official Report - 3 December 2012
Final Stage 11 December 2012 Official Report - 11 December 2012
Royal Assent 18 January 2013

Charities Act 


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