Operations of the Assembly

Part of Assembly Standing Orders – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 5:00 pm on 8th March 1999.

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Photo of Lord John Alderdice Lord John Alderdice Initial Presiding Officer 5:00 pm, 8th March 1999

In the proposed new paragraph the word "related" on the Marshalled List should be "relate", and the words "as defined in section 6(2)" on the Marshalled List should be "as defined by exception in section 6".

Amendment (No 26) made:

"A petition shall relate to matters that are within the legal competence of the Assembly as defined by exception in section 6 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998." — [Mr P Robinson ]

Standing Order 22, as amended, agreed to.

Standing Order 23 (Presentation of Papers and Accounts) agreed to.