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Order Paper

Reference: OP 10 - 17/22

Date: 24 February 2020

Indicative Timings for the Order of Business

 

The Assembly to sit at noon.

1. Prayers

2. Assembly Business

Motion: Establishment of an Ad Hoc Committee to consider the creation of a Bill of Rights

Proposed:

That, as provided for in Standing Order 53(1), this Assembly appoints an Ad Hoc Committee to consider the creation of a Bill of Rights as set out in paragraph 28 of Part 2 of the New Decade, New Approach document; and to submit a report to the Assembly by 28 February 2022.

Composition:      

Democratic Unionist Party, 2;

Sinn Féin, 2;

Social Democratic and Labour Party, 1;

Ulster Unionist Party, 1;

Alliance Party, 1.

Quorum:             

The quorum shall be five members except when no decision is taken or question put to the Committee, when the quorum shall be four.

Procedure:         

The procedures of the Committee shall be such as the Committee shall determine.

Mr Keith Buchanan

Mr John O’Dowd

Mrs Dolores Kelly

Mr Robbie Butler

Ms Kellie Armstrong

Ms Clare Bailey

 

3. Executive Committee Business

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

Proposed:

That Standing Orders 10(2) to 10(4) be suspended for 24 February 2020.

Minister of Finance

Motion: Supply Resolution for the 2019-2020 Spring Supplementary Estimates

Proposed:

That this Assembly approves that a sum, not exceeding £17,519,166,000, be granted out of the Consolidated Fund, for or towards defraying the charges for the Northern Ireland Departments, the Food Standards Agency, the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission, the Northern Ireland Audit Office, the Northern Ireland Authority for Utility Regulation, the Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman, and the Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland for the year ending 31 March 2020 and that resources, not exceeding £21,022,321,000, be authorised for use by the Northern Ireland Departments, the Food Standards Agency, the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission, the Northern Ireland Audit Office, the Northern Ireland Authority for Utility Regulation, the Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman, and the Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland for the year ending 31 March 2020 as summarised for each Department or other public body in Columns 2 (c) and 3 (c) of Table 1 in the volume of the Northern Ireland Spring Supplementary Estimates 2019-2020 that was laid before the Assembly on 19 February 2020.

Minister of Finance

Motion: Supply Resolution for the 2020-2021 Vote on Account

Proposed:

That this Assembly approves that a sum, not exceeding £7,962,895,000, be granted out of the Consolidated Fund, for or towards defraying the charges for the Northern Ireland Departments, the Food Standards Agency, the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission, the Northern Ireland Audit Office, the Northern Ireland Authority for Utility Regulation, the Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman, and the Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland for the year ending 31 March 2021 and that resources, not exceeding £9,054,440,000, be authorised for use by the Northern Ireland Departments, the Food Standards Agency, the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission, the Northern Ireland Audit Office, the Northern Ireland Authority for Utility Regulation, the Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman, and the Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland for the year ending 31 March 2021 as summarised for each Department or other public body in Columns 4 and 6 of Table 1 in the Northern Ireland Estimates Vote on Account 2020-2021 that was laid before the Assembly on 19 February 2020.

Minister of Finance

First Stage: Budget Bill

Minister of Finance

 

4. Question Time

4.1 Economy

4.2 Education

 

5. Adjournment

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