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Justice (Sexual Offences and Trafficking Victims) Bill

Bill Number: Bill 29/17-22

Bill Type: Executive

Bill Sponsor: Minister of Justice

The Justice (Sexual Offences and Trafficking Victims) Bill is:

A Bill to make provision about and in connection with sexual offences; regulate particular matters relating to cases of trafficking or exploitation; and amend rules applying with respect to certain sexual or violent offences prevention orders.

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 13 September 2021 Official Report - 13 September 2021
Committee StageCommittee Stage 27 January 2022 Committee Report
Consideration StageConsideration Stage 15 February 2022

Notice of Amendments - 21 January 2022

Notice of Amendments - 31 January 2022

Notice of Amendments - 1 February 2022

Notice of Amendments - 7 February 2022

Notice of Amendments - 9 February 2022

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 16 February 2022

Grouping List of Amendments - 10 February 2022

Official Report - 15 February 2022

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

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

Further Consideration StageFurther Consideration Stage 7 March 2022

Notice of Amendments - 1 March 2022 

Notice of Amendments - 2 March 2022 

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 3 March 2022

Grouping List of Amendments - 3 March 2022

Notice of Amendments - Correction

Official Report - 7 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 15 March 2020 Official Report - 15 March 2022 
Royal AssentRoyal Assent 27 April 2022  Justice (Sexual Offences and Trafficking Victims) Act (Northern Ireland) 2022 

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