Order Paper

Reference: OP 246/11-16

Date: 08 December 2014

The Assembly to sit at noon.

Indicative Timings for the Order of Business

1.    Prayers

2.    Assembly Business

Motion: Committee Membership

Proposed:

That Mr Alastair Ross replace Mr Sammy Douglas as a member of the Assembly and Executive Review Committee; that Mr Sammy Douglas replace Mr Ian McCrea as a Member of the Committee on Standards and Privileges; and that Mr Sammy Douglas replace Ms Paula Bradley as a Member of the Committee on Procedures.

Mr P Weir
Lord Morrow

Motion: Committee Membership

Proposed:

That Mr Seán Rogers replace Mr Colum Eastwood as a member of the Committee for Education.

Mr P Ramsey

3.    Executive Committee Business

Legislative Consent Motion: Serious Crime Bill

Proposed:

That this Assembly endorses the principle of the extension to Northern Ireland of the provisions of the Serious Crime Bill, as introduced in the House of Commons on 6 November, dealing with: the Proceeds of Crime as contained in Chapters 3 and 4 of Part 1 of the Bill; proposed changes to the Serious Crime Act 2007 as contained in clauses 45-49; the possession of a paedophile manual in clause 66; and female genital mutilation in clauses 67-70; and agrees that the Westminster Parliament should consider amendments to the Bill to make explicit in statute common law safeguards (R v Waya [2012] UKSC 51) in relation to the exercise of confiscation order powers under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.

Minister of Justice

Legislative Consent Motion: Modern Slavery Bill

Proposed:

That this Assembly endorses the principle of the extension to Northern Ireland of the provisions of the Modern Slavery Bill, as brought from the Commons to the House of Lords on 5 November 2014, dealing with enforcement powers in relation to ships, as contained in clauses 37, 38 and 39 of Part 3 of the Bill and Part 3 of Schedule 2 to the Bill; the Independent Anti-slavery Commissioner, in Part 4 of the Bill; and transparency in supply chains, in Part 6 of the Bill.

Minister of Justice

Motion: The draft Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014

Proposed:

That the draft Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 be approved.

Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment

4.    Question Time                                                      

4.1         Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister
4.1.1      Questions for Oral Answer 
4.1.2      Topical Questions 

4.2          Health, Social Services and Public Safety
4.2.1       Questions for Oral Answer 
4.2.2       Topical Questions 

5.    Committee Business

Motion: Extension of Committee Stage: Food Hygiene Rating Bill (NIA 41/11-16)

Proposed:

That, in accordance with Standing Order 33(4), the period referred to in Standing Order 33(2) be extended to 8 May 2015, in relation to the Committee Stage of the Food Hygiene Rating Bill (NIA 41/11-16).

Chairperson, Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety

Motion: Extension of Committee Stage: Insolvency (Amendment) Bill (NIA 39/11-16)

Proposed:

That, in accordance with Standing Order 33(4), the period referred to in Standing Order 33(2) be extended to 13 March 2015, in relation to the Committee Stage of the Insolvency (Amendment) Bill (NIA 39/11-16).

Chairperson, Committee for Enterprise, Trade and Investment

6.    Private Members’ Business

Motion: The Cost of Division

Proposed:

That this Assembly notes with concern the financial and economic impact of continued division in Northern Ireland; calls on the Executive to conduct formal audits of its budgets and publish its assessment of the impact of societal division; and further calls on all Departments to actively encourage de-segregation and promote cohesion, sharing and integration within their policies and spending plans.

Mr C Lyttle
Mrs J Cochrane
Mr S Dickson

7.         Adjournment

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