Climate Change Bill

Bill Number: Bill 19/17-22

Bill Type: Non-Executive

Bill Sponsor: Ms Clare Bailey

The Climate Change Bill is:

A Bill to enable the mitigation of the impact of climate change in Northern Ireland; establish a legally binding net-zero carbon target for Northern Ireland; provide for the establishment and powers of the Northern Ireland Climate Commissioner and Northern Ireland Climate Office; guarantee existing environmental and climate protections; and for connected purposes.



Stages of a Bill

Bill StageDate Completed / StatusAll Associated documents and links
Stage 1First Stage 22 March 2021

Bill as Introduced (HTM) (PDF)
Explanatory and Financial Memorandum (HTM) (PDF)

Official Report - 22 March 2021

Stage 2Second Stage 10 May 2021 Official Report - 10 May 2021
Committee StageCommittee Stage 08 December 2021 Committee Report
Consideration StageConsideration Stage 8 March 2022 

Notice of Amendments - 2 March 2022 

Marshalled List of Amendments - 4 March 2022

Grouping List of Amendments - 4 March 2022

Further Consideration StageFurther Consideration Stage    
Final StageFinal Stage    
Royal AssentRoyal Assent    

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