Cyclists (Protective Headgear) Bill: First Stage

Private Members’ Business – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 4:45 pm on 13th December 2010.

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Photo of Pat Ramsey Pat Ramsey Social Democratic and Labour Party 4:45 pm, 13th December 2010

I beg to introduce the Cyclists (Protective Headgear) Bill [NIA 9/10], which is a Bill to require people to wear protective headgear while riding cycles; to prescribe penalties for contraventions; and for connected purposes.

Bill passed First Stage and ordered to be printed.

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This is the best way to ensure that the overall health of the nation will be worsened. In no country where such legislation has been introduced has the incidence of death and...

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Photo of William Hay William Hay Speaker

The Bill will be put on the list of future business until a date for its Second Stage is determined.