Order Paper

Reference: OP 314-1116

Date: 07 December 2015

The Assembly to sit at noon.

Indicative Timings for the Order of Business

1. Prayers

2. Assembly Business

Motion: Suspension of Standing Orders 10(2) to 10(4)

Proposed:

That Standing Orders 10(2) to 10(4) be suspended for 07 December 2015.

Mr P Weir
Ms C Ruane
Mr P Ramsey
Mr R Swann
Mr S Dickson

3. Executive Committee Business

Second Stage: Houses in Multiple Occupation Bill (NIA Bill 60/11-16)

Minister for Social Development

Legislative Consent Motion: Enterprise Bill: Restriction on Public Sector Exit Payments

Proposed:

That this Assembly endorses the principle of the extension to Northern Ireland of provisions dealing with public sector exit payments contained in the Enterprise Bill.

Minister of Finance and Personnel

4. Question Time

4.1 Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister

4.1.1 Topical Questions

4.2 Finance and Personnel

4.2.1 Topical Questions

5. Committee Business

Motion: Extension of Committee StageHuman Transplantation Bill (NIA Bill 64/11-16)

Proposed:

That, in accordance with Standing Order 33(4), the period referred to in Standing Order 33(2) be extended to 05 February 2016, in relation to the Committee Stage of the Human Transplantation Bill (NIA Bill 64/11-16).

Chairperson, Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety

Motion: Extension of Committee StageRural Needs Bill (NIA Bill 67/11-16)

Proposed:

That, in accordance with Standing Order 33(4), the period referred to in Standing Order 33(2) be extended to 26 January 2016, in relation to the Committee Stage of the Rural Needs Bill (NIA Bill 67/11-16).

Chairperson, Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development

Motion: Part-time Higher Education

Proposed:

That this Assembly acknowledges the power of part-time higher education in Northern Ireland to contribute to economic growth, to boost productivity and to increase social mobility; recognises that it enables citizens to fit their studies around their employment and caring responsibilities, apply their knowledge to the workplace immediately, and to upskill and reskill to meet the skills needs of employers in key growth areas; and calls on the Minister for Employment and Learning, and his Executive colleagues, to prioritise the growth of part-time higher education in Northern Ireland.

Chairperson, Committee for Employment and Learning

Motion: Business Crime Report

Proposed:

That this Assembly notes the report of the Committee for Justice's Business Crime Stakeholder Event (NIA 283/11-16); and calls on the Minister of Justice to work with the Chief Constable of the PSNI to address the issues highlighted in the report in a comprehensive and speedy manner.

Chairperson, Committee for Justice

6. Private Members' Business

Second Stage: Licensing Bill (NIA Bill 69/11-16)

Mrs J Cochrane

7. Adjournment

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