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Order Paper

Reference: OP 34-11/15

Date: 28 November 2011

Marshalled List of Amendments

1. Prayers

2. Speaker’s Business

Public Petition: Reduction in opening hours of community libraries

Mr D Bradley

3. Executive Committee Business

Motion: The Rates (Payments by Owners by Agreement) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2011

That the Rates (Payments by Owners by Agreement) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2011 be affirmed.

Minister of Finance and Personnel

4. Committee Business

(a) Motion: Amendment Standing Order 49A

Leave out Standing Order 49A and insert -

‘Committee for Justice

(1) The statutory committee established to advise and assist the Minister of Justice (in this Standing Order referred to as ‘the Committee for Justice’) shall –

(a) review the operation of the amendments made by Schedules 2 to 5 to the Northern Ireland Act 2009;

(b) report on its review by 30 April 2012; and

(c) include in its report any recommendations it has for changes to the way in which judicial office holders are appointed and removed.

(2) A person cannot be a member of the Committee for Justice if that person is a member of the Northern Ireland Policing Board, a district policing partnership or a sub-group of the Belfast district policing partnership.’

Chairperson, Committee on Procedures

(b) Motion: Amend Standing Orders

Leave out Standing Order 49B.

Chairperson, Committee on Procedures

(c) Motion: Amend Standing Order 59

In Standing Order 59, leave out paragraph (4A).

Chairperson, Committee on Procedures

(d) Motion: Amend Standing Order 65(6)

In Standing Order 65(6) line 2, leave out -

', if he or she thinks it necessary, adjourn the Assembly without question put or suspend any sitting for one hour.'

and insert -

'- (a) suspend the sitting until a later time on that sitting day; or (b) adjourn the Assembly without question put.'

Chairperson, Committee on Procedures

5. Question Time

5.1 Agriculture and Rural Development

5.2 Environment

6. Private Members’ Business

Motion: School Closures in the SEELB Area

That this Assembly notes with concern the school closures announced within the South Eastern Education and Library Board area to date; is concerned that the Board is making these decisions ahead of the outcome of the review of schools being conducted by the Department of Education; is further concerned that, unlike all other Education and Library Boards, this Board is run by Commissioners with no political input; and calls on the Minister of Education to intervene on this important matter.

Mr A Easton
Miss M McIlveen
Mr P Weir
Mrs B Hale

Motion: Retention and Release of Information from Police Officers

That this Assembly calls on the Minister of Justice to introduce effective measures to ensure that information and evidence provided by former or serving police officers is retained and released to any independent investigation into allegations of police wrongdoing.

Mr P Sheehan
Mr G Kelly
Mr R McCartney
Ms J McCann

7. Adjournment

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