Wednesday, 10 February 2016
The Assembly met at 10:30 am (Speaker [Mr Mitchel McLaughlin] in the Chair). Members observed two minutes' silence. The sitting begun and suspended on 09 February 2016 was resumed at 10.30 am (Mr...
Go raibh maith agat, a Cheann Comhairle. With your permission, I will make a statement, in compliance with section 52 of the 1998 Act, regarding the twenty-fifth meeting of the North/South...
I call the Minister of Justice, Mr David Ford, to move the Bill. Moved. — [Mr Ford (The Minister of Justice).]
I have cleared bigger halls, Mr Speaker, but not as quickly.
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.