Bill documents — Northern Ireland (Welfare Reform) Act 2015
Act of Parliament
Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).
|House||Act of Parliament||Date|
|Northern Ireland (Welfare Reform) Act 2015 c.34||25.11.2015|
Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.
|HL Bill 77 2015-16, as brought from the Commons | PDF version, 71KB||23.11.2015|
|Bill 99 2015-16 (as introduced) | PDF version, 81KB||19.11.2015|
Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.
|HL Bill 77-EN 2015-16 | PDF version, 201KB||23.11.2015|
|Bill 99 EN 2015-16 | PDF version||19.11.2015|
Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.
|Committee of the Whole House Amendments as at 23 November 2015 | PDF version, 135KB||23.11.2015|
Selection of amendments: Commons
In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.
|House||Selection of amendments: Commons||Date|
|Committee of the whole House (PDF, 178KB)||23.11.2015|
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Details of the Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.
|House||Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons||Date|
|Committee of the Whole House Proceedings as at 23 November 2015 | PDF version, 106KB||24.11.2015|
House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.
|House of Lords In Focus Briefing (OCTET-STREAM, 236KB)||20.01.2016|
|Background Briefing Paper on the Bill||20.11.2015|
Legislative Consent Resolutions
These ‘legislative consent’ resolutions (also known as “Sewel motions”) are the formal way in which the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales and Northern Ireland Assembly give their assent to the UK Parliament legislating on devolved matters.
|House||Legislative Consent Resolutions||Date|
|Northern Ireland Assembly- 20 November 2015 (PDF, 180KB)||23.11.2015|
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