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

Employment Bill

Bill Number: Bill 73/11-16

Bill Type: Executive

Bill Sponsor: Minister for Employment and Learning

The Employment Bill is:

A Bill to make provision relating to conciliation and other matters in connection with industrial tribunals and the Fair Employment Tribunal, including power to refer to chairmen as employment judges; to amend the law relating to protected disclosures; to confer power on the Department for Employment and Learning in connection with careers guidance and apprenticeships; to correct references relating to statutory shared parental pay; to make other provision relating to employment; and for connected purposes.

                                    Stages of a Bill

Bill Stage Date Completed / Status All Associated documents and links
     
First Stage 7 December 2015

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

Official Report - 7 December 2015

     
Second Stage 12 January 2016 Official Report - 12 January 2016
     
Committee Stage 23 February 2016 Committee Report
     
Consideration Stage 9 February 2016

Notice of Amendments - 28 January 2016

Notice of Amendments - 29 January 2016

Notice of Amendments - 3 February 2016

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 11 February 2016

Grouping List of Amendment - 4 February 2016

Official Report - 9 February 2016 (Part 1) (Part 2)

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

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

     
Further Consideration Stage 22 & 23 February 2016

Notice of Amendments - 12 February 2016

Notice of Amendments - 17 February 2016

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 22 February 2016

Grouping List of Amendments - 17 February 2016

Official Report - 22 February 2016 (Part 1) (Part 2)

Official Report - 23 February 2016

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

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

     
Final Stage 1 March 2016

Official Report - 1 March (Suspension of Standing Order 42(1))

Official Report - 1 March 2016

     
Royal Assent 22 April 2016  Employment Act 

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