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Fair Employment (School Teachers) Bill

Bill Number: Bill 51/17-22

Bill Type: Non-Executive

Bill Sponsor: Chris Lyttle, MLA

The Fair Emplyment Bill is:

A Bill to remove the exception for school teachers from the Fair Employment and Treatment (Northern Ireland) Order 1998; and for connected purposes.

Stages of a Bill

Bill StageDate Completed / StatusAll Associated documents and links
Stage 1First Stage 17 January 2022

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

Official Report - 17 January 2022

Stage 2Second Stage 2 March 2022 Official Report - 2 March 2022
Committee StageCommittee Stage 11 March 2022 Committee Report
Consideration StageConsideration Stage 15 March 2022

Notice of Amendments - 11 March 2022

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 15 March 2022

Grouping List of Amendments - 15 March 2022

Official Report - 15 March 2022

Bill as Amended at Consideration Stage (HTM) (PDF

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

Further Consideration StageFurther Consideration Stage 21 March 2022

Notice of Amendments - 16 March 2022

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 21 March 2022

Grouping List of Amendments - 16 March 2022

Official Report - 21 March 2022 

Bill as Amended at Further Consideration Stage (HTM) (PDF

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

Final StageFinal Stage 24 March 2022 Official Report - 24 March 2022
Royal AssentRoyal Assent 12 May 2022 Fair Employment (School Teachers) Act (Northern Ireland) 2022 



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