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Charities Bill

Bill Number: Bill 27/17-22

Bill Type: Executive

Bill Sponsor: Minister for Communities

The Charities Bill is:

A Bill to make provision about the lawfulness of decisions taken or other things done by staff of the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland, and about exempting charities, by reference to conditions related to thresholds, from the duty to be registered in the register of charities.

Stages of a Bill

Bill StageDate Completed / StatusAll Associated documents and links
Stage 1First Stage 21 June 2021

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

Official Report - 21 June 2021

Stage 2Second Stage 29 June 2021 Official Report - 29 June 2021
Committee StageCommittee Stage 2 December 2021  Committee Report 
Consideration StageConsideration Stage  17 January 2022

Notice of Amendments - 10 January 2022

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 18 January 2022

Grouping List of Amendments - 13 January 2022

Official Report - 17 January 2022

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

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

Further Consideration StageFurther Consideration Stage 31 January 2022  Official Report - 31 January 2022
Final StageFinal Stage 8 February 2022 Official Report - 8 February 2022
Royal AssentRoyal Assent 30 March 2022 Charities Act (Northern Ireland) 2022



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