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Climate Change Bill

Bill Number: Bill 19/17-22

Bill Type: Non-Executive

Bill Sponsor: Ms Clare Bailey

The Climate Change Bill is:

A Bill to enable the mitigation of the impact of climate change in Northern Ireland; establish a legally binding net-zero carbon target for Northern Ireland; provide for the establishment and powers of the Northern Ireland Climate Commissioner and Northern Ireland Climate Office; guarantee existing environmental and climate protections; and for connected purposes.

 

 

Stages of a Bill

Bill StageDate Completed / StatusAll Associated documents and links
Stage 1First Stage 22 March 2021

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

Official Report - 22 March 2021

Stage 2Second Stage To be scheduled  
Committee StageCommittee Stage    
Consideration StageConsideration Stage    
Further Consideration StageFurther Consideration Stage    
Final StageFinal Stage    
Royal AssentRoyal Assent    



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