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Budget Bill

Bill Number: Bill 17/17-22

Bill Type: Executive

Bill Sponsor: Minister of Finance

The Budget Bill is:

A Bill to authorise the issue out of the Consolidated Fund of certain sums for the service of the years ending 31 March 2021 and 2022; to appropriate those sums for specified purposes; to authorise the use for the public service of certain resources for those years; to revise the limits on the use of certain accruing resources in the year ending 31 March 2021; and to authorise the Department of Finance to borrow on the credit of the sum appropriated for the year ending 31 March 2022.

Stages of a Bill

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

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

Official Report - 1 March 2021

Stage 2Second Stage 2 March 2021  Official Report - 2 March 2021
Committee StageCommittee Stage  n/a  
Consideration StageConsideration Stage 8 March 2021

Notice of Amendments - 3 March 2021

Official Report - 8 March 2021

Further Consideration StageFurther Consideration Stage 9 March 2021 Official Report - 9 March 2021
Final StageFinal Stage 9 March 2021 Official Report - 9 March 2021
Royal AssentRoyal Assent 23 March 2021 Budget Act (Northern Ireland) 2021

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