Health and Social Care Bill

Bill Number: Bill 18/17-22

Bill Type: Executive

Bill Sponsor: Minister of Health

The Health and Social Care Bill is:

A Bill to dissolve the Regional Health and Social Care Board; to make provision for and in connection with the exercise by the Department of Health and Health and Social Care trusts of the functions of the Board; and for connected purposes.

Stages of a Bill

Bill StageDate Completed / StatusAll Associated documents and links
Stage 1First Stage 8 March 2021

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

Official Report - 8 March 2021

Stage 2Second Stage 16 March 2021 Official Report - 16 March 2021
Committee StageCommittee Stage 30 September 2021 Committee Report
Consideration StageConsideration Stage 16 November 2021 

Notice of Amendments - 10 November 2021

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 16 November 2021

Grouping List of Amendments - 11 November 2021

Bill as Amended at Consideration Stage (HTM) (PDF)

Explanatory & Financial Memorandum as Amended at Consideration Stage (HTM) (PDF)

Official Report - 16 November 2021

Further Consideration StageFurther Consideration Stage 29 November 2021 Official Report - 29 November 2021
Final StageFinal Stage 7 December 2021 Offical Report - 7 December 2021
Royal AssentRoyal Assent  2 February 2022  Health and Social Care Act (NI) 2022

Find MLAs

Find your MLAs

Locate MLAs


News and Media Centre

Visit the News and Media Centre

Read press releases, watch live and archived video

Find out more

Follow the Assembly

Follow the Assembly on our social media channels

Keep up-to-date with the Assembly

Find out more

Useful Contacts

Contact us

Contacts for different parts of the Assembly

Contact Us