Order Paper

Reference: OP 335/11-16

Date: 15 March 2016

The Assembly to sit at 10.30am.

Indicative Timings for the Order of Business

1. Prayers

2. Speaker’s Business – End of Mandate

3. Assembly Business

Consideration of business not concluded on Monday 14 March 2016

Motion: Financial Assistance for Political Parties Scheme 2016

Proposed:

That, as set out in section 2(4) of the Financial Assistance for Political Parties Act (Northern Ireland) 2000, this Assembly approves the revised scheme NIA 329/11-16 laid before the Assembly on 8 March 2016 for payments to political parties for the purpose of assisting Members of the Northern Ireland Assembly who are connected with such parties to perform their Assembly duties.

Ms P Bradley
Ms C Ruane
Mrs K McKevitt
Mr S Gardiner
Mrs J Cochrane

4. Executive Committee Business

Motion: Departments (Transfer of Functions) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

Proposed:

That the Departments (Transfer of Functions) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016 be affirmed.

Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister

Motion: Ministerial Offices (Number and Functions) Determination 2016

Proposed:

That the Ministerial Offices (Number and Functions) Determination 2016 be approved.

Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister

Legislative Consent Motion: Northern Ireland (Stormont Agreement and Implementation Plan) Bill

Proposed:

That this Assembly agrees that the Westminster Parliament should consider the provisions of the Northern Ireland (Stormont Agreement and Implementation Plan) Bill, as introduced in the House of Commons on 10 February 2016, dealing with the power in clause 1(4) of the First Minister and deputy First Minister, acting jointly, to nominate two members of the Independent Reporting Commission; and the establishment of new measures relating to the financial responsibility of the Assembly contained in clause 9.

Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister

Final Stage: Fisheries Bill (NIA Bill 74/11-16)*

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development

Final Stage: Addressing Bullying in Schools Bill (NIA Bill 71/11-16)*

Minister of Education

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

Minister for Social Development

Final Stage: Mental Capacity Bill (NIA Bill 49/11-16)*

Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety

Final Stage: Health and Personal Social Services (Amendment) Bill (NIA Bill 68/11-16)*

Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety

Final Stage: Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill (NIA Bill 72/11-16)*

Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety

Final Stage: Land Acquisition and Compensation (Amendment) Bill (NIA Bill 78/11-16)*

Minister for Regional Development

Motion: Draft Renewables Obligation Closure Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

Proposed:

That the draft Renewables Obligation Closure Order (Northern Ireland) 2016 be approved.

Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment

5. Question Time

5.1 Regional Development

5.1.1 Topical Questions

5.2 Social Development

5.2.1 Topical Questions

5.3 Assembly Commission

6. Private Members’ Business

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

Mrs J Cochrane

7. Adjournment

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