Order Paper

Reference: OP 02-11/15

Date: 16 May 2011

1. Prayers

2. Assembly Business

Motion - Suspension of Standing Order 20(1)

That Standing Order 20(1) be suspended for 16 May 2011.

Mr P Weir
Ms C Ní Chuilín
Mr J McCallister
Mr P Ramsey
Mr S Dickson

3. Appointment of Ministers

4. Filling of the Office of Minister of Justice

5. Assembly Business

Motion - Establishment of Statutory Committees

That, in accordance with Standing Orders 46 and 47, this Assembly determines that 12 Statutory Committees shall be established, as follows:

  • the Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development;
  • the Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure;
  • the Committee for Education;
  • the Committee for Employment and Learning;
  • the Committee for Enterprise, Trade and Investment;
  • the Committee for the Environment;
  • the Committee for Finance and Personnel;
  • the Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety;
  • the Committee for Justice;
  • the Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister;
  • the Committee for Regional Development;
  • the Committee for Social Development.

Terms of reference, quorum and composition of the Committees shall be as prescribed in Standing Orders 48 and 49.

Mr P Weir
Ms C Ní Chuilín
Mr J McCallister
Mr P Ramsey
Mr S Dickson

Appointment of Chairpersons and Deputy Chairpersons of Statutory Committees
Appointment of Chairpersons and Deputy Chairpersons of Standing Committees

6. Private Members’ Business

Motion - Principal Deputy Speaker

That this Assembly agrees that there shall be a Principal Deputy Speaker and directs the Committee on Procedures, as its first priority, to table the necessary amendments to Standing Orders by 6 June 2011.

Mr P Weir
Ms C Ní Chuilín

7. Adjournment

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