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Functioning of Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill

Bill Number: Bill 01/17-22

Bill Type: Non-Executive

Bill Sponsor: Jim Allister

The Functioning of Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill is:

A Bill to amend sections 7 and 8 of the Civil Service (Special Advisers) Act (Northern Ireland) 2013 and Article 3 of the Civil Service Commissioners (Northern Ireland) Order 1999 in relation to special advisers in the Northern Ireland Civil Service, repeal the Civil Service Commissioners (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016, amend section 17 of the Assembly Members (Independent Financial Review and Standards) Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 and to make additional provision for the functioning of government in Northern Ireland and connected purposes.

Stages of a Bill

Bill Stage Date Completed / Status All Associated documents and links
First Stage 3 February 2020

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

Official Report - 3 February 2020

Second Stage 16 March 2020  Official Report - 16 March 2020
Committee Stage    
Consideration Stage    
Further Consideration Stage    
Final Stage    
Royal Assent    


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