Research Papers 2021

Synopsis: Below you will find details of Research Publications which have been prepared by the Research and Information Service (RaISe) for the Committee for the Economy in 2021.

Domestic Abuse (Safe Leave) Bill

- Date: 16/12/2021

This Bill Paper has been prepared to inform Assembly scrutiny of the Domestic Abuse (Safe Leave) Bill, including that undertaken by the Committee for the Economy. The Bill was introduced by Rachel Woods, Member of the Legislative Assembly. The Paper provides an overview of the Bill’s contents and identifies key potential issues for consideration.


Small-Scale Green Energy Bill

- Date: 02/12/2021

This Bill Paper seeks to assist the Northern Ireland Assembly, and in particular the Committee for the Economy, in scrutinising the Small-Scale Green Energy Bill. The Paper provides background information contextualising the Bill and an overview and analysis of its clauses. It also considers some of the broader implications arising from of Bill, including potential financial and human rights impacts.


Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill

- Date: 20/09/2021

This Bill Paper is to help inform Assembly scrutiny of the Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill, including that undertaken by the Committee for the Economy. The Paper examines the Bill, both its policy and public finance implications. For a comparative perspective, it further provides an overview of statutory paid leave entitlements forworking parents and families in other countries.


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