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Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill

Bill Number: Bill 22/17-22

Bill Type: Executive

Bill Sponsor: Minister for the Economy

The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill is:

A Bill to make provision about leave and pay for employees whose children have died.

Stages of a Bill

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

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

Official Report - 1 June 2021

Stage 2Second Stage 14 June 2021 Official Report - 14 June 2021
Committee StageCommittee Stage 12 November 2021 Committee Report
Consideration StageConsideration Stage 30 November 2021 

Notice of Amendments - 12 November 2021

Notice of Amendments - 24 November 2021

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 1 December 2021

Grouping List of Amendments - 25 November 2021

Official Report - 30 November 2021

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

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

Further Consideration StageFurther Consideration Stage 24 January 2022 

Notice of Amendments - 19 January 2022

Notice of Amendments - 20 January 2022

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 25 January 2022

Grouping List of Amendments - 20 January 2022

Official Report - 24 January 2022

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

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

Final StageFinal Stage 07 February 2022 Official Report - 7 February 2022
Royal AssentRoyal Assent  21 March 2022 Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act (Northern Ireland) 2022 



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