Rural Needs Bill

Bill Number: Bill 67/11-16

Bill Type: Executive

Bill Sponsor: Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development

The Rural Needs Bill is:

A Bill to impose a duty on public authorities to consider rural needs; and for connected purposes.

                                                                 Stages of a Bill

Bill Stage Date Completed / Status All Associated documents and links
     
First Stage 9 November 2015

Bill as Introduced (HTM) (PDF)

Explanatory and Financial Memorandum (HTM) (PDF)

Official Report - 9 November 2015

     
Second Stage 17 November 2015 Official Report - 17 November 2015
     
Committee Stage   Report on the Rural Needs Bill - 26 January 2016
     
Consideration Stage  15 February 2016

Notice of Amendments - 9 February 2016

Notice of Amendments - 10 February 2016

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 16 February 2016

Grouping List of Amendments - 11 February 2016

Official Report - 15 February 2016 (Part 1) (Part 2)

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

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

     
Further Consideration Stage 29 February 2016

Notice of Amendments - 23 February 2016

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 24 February 2016

Grouping List of Amendments - 24 February 2016

Official Report - 29 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 8 March 2016 Official Report - 8 March 2016
     
Royal Assent 9 May 2016 Rural Needs Act 

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