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Climate Change (No. 2) Bill

Bill Number: Bill 28/17-22

Bill Type: Executive

Bill Sponsor: Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

The Climate Change (No. 2) Bill is:

A Bill to set targets for the years 2050, 2040 and 2030 for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions; to provide for a system of carbon budgeting; to provide for reporting and statements against those targets and budgets; to confer power to impose climate change reporting duties on public bodies; to provide for reports and advice from the Committee on Climate Change; and for connected purposes.

Stages of a Bill

Bill StageDate Completed / StatusAll Associated documents and links
Stage 1First Stage 5 July 2021

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

Official Report - 5 July 2021

Stage 2Second Stage 27 September 2021 Official Report - 27 September 2021
Committee StageCommittee Stage 20 January 2022 Committee Report
Consideration StageConsideration Stage

1 February 2022

2 February 2022

 

Notice of Amendments - 24 January 2022

Notice of Withdrawal - 25 January 2022

Notice of Amendments - 25 January 2022

Notice of Withdrawal - 26 January 2022

Notice of Amendments - 26 January 2022

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 1 February 2022

Grouping List of Amendments - 28 January 2022

Official Report - 1 February 2022

Official Report - 2 February 2022

Official Report - 7 February 2022

Bill - As Amended at Consideration Stage 10 February 2022  (PDF) (HTM)

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

Further Consideration StageFurther Consideration Stage

28 February 2022

1 March 2022

Notice of Amendments - 23 February 2022 

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 28 February & 1 March 2022

Grouping List of Amendments - 24 February 2022 

Official Report - 28 February 2022

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

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

Final StageFinal Stage 9 March 2022 Official Report - 9 March 2022
Royal AssentRoyal Assent 6 June 2022 Climate Change Act (Northern Ireland) 2022

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