Budget Bill

Bill Number: Bill 02/17-22

Bill Type: Executive

Bill Sponsor: Minister of Finance

The Budget Bill is:

A Bill to authorise the issue out of the Consolidated Fund of certain sums for the service of the years ending 31 March 2020 and 2021; to appropriate those sums for specified purposes; to authorise the use for the public service of certain resources for those years; to revise the limits on the use of certain accruing resources in the year ending 31 March 2020; and to authorise the Department of Finance to borrow on the credit of the sum appropriated for the year ending 31 March 2021.

Stages of a Bill

Bill Stage Date Completed / Status All Associated documents and links
First Stage 24 February 2020

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

Official Report - 24 February 2020

Second Stage 25 February 2020 Official Report - 25 February 2020
Committee Stage  N/A  
Consideration Stage 2 March 2020 Official Report - 2 March 2020
Further Consideration Stage 3 March 2020 Official Report - 3 March 2020
Final Stage 9 March 2020 Official Report - 9 March 2020
Royal Assent 26 March 2020 Budget Act (Northern Ireland) 2020


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