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Order Paper

Reference: 58-1115

Date: 20 March 2012

Indicative Timings for Plenary Business

The Assembly to sit at 10.30am.

1.    Prayers

2.    Speaker’s Business

Public Petition:  Proposed Closure of Woodlands Speech and Language Centre 

Mr Pat Ramsey

3.    Executive Committee Business

Motion: Draft Welfare of Animals (Permitted Procedures by Lay Persons) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012

Proposed:

That the draft Welfare of Animals (Permitted Procedures by Lay Persons) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 be approved.

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development

Motion: Draft Welfare of Farmed Animals Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012

Proposed:

That the draft Welfare of Farmed Animals Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 be approved.

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development

4.    Committee Business

Motion: Provision of IVF Treatment

Proposed:

That this Assembly calls on the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to fund three full cycles of IVF treatment, including the subsequent transfer of any viable frozen embryos, as recommended by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE); and further calls on the Minister to undertake a review of fertility services based on the updated NICE guideline on the assessment and treatment of people with fertility problems which is due to be published in July 2012.

Chairperson, Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety

Motion: Extension of Committee Stage - Marine Bill (NIA Bill 5/11-15)

Proposed:

That, in accordance with Standing Order 33 (4), the period referred to in Standing Order 33 (2) be extended to 6 July 2012, in relation to the Committee Stage of the Marine Bill (NIA Bill 5/11-15).

Chairperson, Committee for the Environment

5.    Question Time

5.1       Agriculture and Rural Development

5.2       Employment and Learning

5.3       Enterprise, Trade and Investment

5.4       Finance and Personnel             

6.    Adjournment

  • Regeneration of Bangor Town Centre

Mr G Dunne 

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