Clause 39 - Inquests, investigations and inquiries

Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill – in the House of Commons at 7:45 pm on 4th July 2022.

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Amendment proposed: 116, page 30, leave out lines 15 to 42.—(Peter Kyle.)

This amendment would remove the provisions inserted into the Coroners Act (Northern Ireland) 1959 that require the closure of existing Troubles related inquests in Northern Ireland.

Question put, That the amendment be made.

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The Committee divided: Ayes 211, Noes 283.

Question accordingly negatived.

Question put, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

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The Committee divided: Ayes 282, Noes 211.

Question accordingly agreed to.

Clause 39 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Schedule 10 agreed to.

Clauses 40 and 41 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Schedule 11 agreed to.