Northern Ireland Act 2009
- Type of Bill:
- Government Bill
- Mr Shaun Woodward
Northern Ireland Office
- Baroness Royall of Blaisdon
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- Royal Assent 12 March, 2009 | 12.03.2009
Act of Parliament
|Northern Ireland Act 2009 c.3 | PDF version, 164KB||16.03.2009|
Latest news on the Northern Ireland Act 2009
Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 12 March.
The Bill is now an Act of Parliament.
Summary of the Northern Ireland Act 2009
This Bill is designed to assist with the devolution of policing and justice to Northern Ireland by making amendments to the Northern Ireland Act 1998.
- Adds to the options for appointing the Policing and Justice Minister already set out in the Northern Ireland Act 1998
- Amends the Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978 and the Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2002 in respect of judicial appointments and removals.
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