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John O'Dowd T5. Mr O'Dowd asked the Minister of Justice whether she has examined any other legislative way to protect women who are accessing healthcare, given that he understands that it will not now be...
Pam Cameron I beg to move That the Second Stage of the Autism (Amendment) Bill [NIA 31/17-22] be agreed.
Jim Allister T3. Mr Allister asked the Minister for the Economy who said last week that “if there is a choice between remaining in office or implementing the protocol in its present form, then the only...
Declan McAleer T5. Mr McAleer asked the Minister of Education whether the new COVID-19 reality will be reflected in future plans for capital investment in the schools estate, given that she will be aware of the...
Robin Swann I beg to move That the Second Stage of the Organ and Tissue Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill [NIA 30/17-22] be agreed.
The current Northern Ireland Assembly was established in 1998 as part of the Belfast Agreement. It was suspended on the 14th of October 2002, and remained suspended until 8th May 2007.
Between 8 May 2006 and 22 November 2006 the Assembly established under the Northern Ireland Act 2006, and between November 2006 and January 2007 the Transitional Assembly created by the Northern Ireland (St Andrews Agreement) Act 2006, met in order to prepare for the restoration of devolved government.