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Period Products (Free Provision) Bill

Bill Number: Bill 39/17-22

Bill Type: Non-Executive

Bill Sponsor: Pat Catney, MLA

The Period Products (Free Provision) Bill is:

A Bill to secure the provision throughout Northern Ireland of free period products; and for connected purposes.

Stages of a Bill

Bill StageDate Completed / StatusAll Associated documents and links
Stage 1First Stage 11 October 2021

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

Official Report - 11 October 2021

Stage 2Second Stage 9 November 2021 Official Report - 9 November 2021
Committee StageCommittee Stage 2 February 2022 Committee Report
Consideration StageConsideration Stage 8 March 2022

Notice of Amendments - 4 February 2022 

Notice of Amendments - 1 March 2022

Notice of Amendments - 2 March 2022

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 8 March 2022

Grouping List of Amendments - 3 March 2022

Official Report - 8 March 2022

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

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

Further Consideration StageFurther Consideration Stage 15 March 2022

Notice of Amendments - 10 March 2022

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 15 March 2022

Grouping List of Amendments - 10 March 2022

Official Report - 15 March 2022

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

Explanatory & 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  Period Products (Free Provision) Act (Northern Ireland) 2022 



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