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Work and Families Bill

Bill Number: Bill 34/11-15

Bill Type: Executive

Bill Sponsor: Minister for Employment and Learning

The Work and Families Bill is:

A Bill to make provision about shared rights to leave from work and statutory pay in connection with caring for children; time off work to accompany to ante-natal appointments or to attend adoption appointments; to make provision about the right to request flexible working; and for connected purposes.

Stages of a Bill

Bill Stage Date Completed
/ Status
All Associated documents and links
     
First Stage 28 April 2014

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

Official Report - 28 April 2014

     
Second Stage 12 May 2014 Official Report - 12 May 2014: Part 1, Part 2
     
Committee Stage Completed

Official Report - 17 June 2014 (Extension of Committee Stage)

Committee's Report on the Work and Families Bill (NIA Bill 34/11-15)

     
Consideration Stage 11 November 2014

Marshalled List of Amendments - 6 November 2014
Grouping List of Amendments - 6 November 2014 

Official Report - 11 November 2014

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

Notice of Amendments – 3 November

     
Further Consideration Stage Completed 24 November 2014 Official Report - 24 November 2014
     
Final Stage Completed 02 December 2014 Official Report - 02 December 2014
     
Royal Assent 08 Janaury 2015

Official Report - 12 January 2015

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