Marshalled List of Amendments

9 September 2013

Private Members’ Business – Motions

Item 5:  Order Paper 153/11-15 – 9 September 2013 

Motion: Support for the terms of the Ministerial Pledge of Office and the Code of Conduct for Members 

That this Assembly confirms its continued support for the terms of the Ministerial Pledge of Office, in particular, the commitment to non-violence and exclusively peaceful and democratic means; further confirms its commitment to the principles of personal conduct contained in the Code of Conduct for Members of the Northern Ireland Assembly, in particular, the requirement to promote good relations; rejects the comments of Gerry Kelly MLA at the Castlederg IRA memorial event that will give succour to dissident republican groups and help indoctrinate a new generation down the path of violence; and condemns the use of terrorist violence in the present day, and the past.

[Mr T Buchanan]
[Mr N McCausland]
[Lord Morrow]


The Speaker has selected the following Amendment for debate:


Proposed:  Leave out all after the second ‘particular’ and insert:

‘operating in a way conducive to good relations, and promoting the principle tenets of the Good Friday Agreement of equality, mutual respect, parity of esteem and the right to live free from sectarian harassment.’     

[Mr G Kelly]
[Ms C Ruane]
[Mr J O’Dowd]

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