Date: 14 May 2012
The Assembly to sit at noon.
2. Committee Business
Motion: Report on the Review of Judicial Appointments
That this Assembly approves the Report of the Committee for Justice on its Review of Judicial Appointments and the recommendation that there should be no changes to the current process for judicial appointments and removals in Northern Ireland at this time; and endorses the intention of the Committee to undertake a further review of the judicial appointments and removals processes.
Chairperson, Committee for Justice
Motion: Extension of Committee Stage: Superannuation Bill (NIA 6/11-15)
That, in accordance with Standing Order 33 (4), the period referred to in Standing Order 33 (2) be extended to 28 September 2012, in relation to the Committee Stage of the Superannuation Bill (NIA Bill 6/11-15).
Chairperson, Committee for Finance and Personnel
3. Question Time
3.1 Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister
4. Private Members’ Business
That this Assembly notes with concern the impact of agri-crime on our farming community; calls on the Minister of Justice to ensure that the perpetrators of such crimes receive the maximum possible sentences; and further calls on the Minister to ensure that clear advice is provided by the Department on the extent to which land owners are permitted to defend their property, and that this is reflected in the forthcoming Justice Bill.
Mr D McIlveen