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Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Act 2018

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Karen Bradley
Northern Ireland Office
Lord Duncan of Springbank
Northern Ireland Office

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Act 2018 c. 28 01.11.2018

Latest news on the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Act 2018

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 1 November. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

 

Summary of the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Act 2018

To facilitate the formation of an Executive in Northern Ireland by extending the time for making Ministerial appointments following the election of the Northern Ireland Assembly on 2 March 2017; and to make provision about the exercise of governmental functions in, or in relation to, Northern Ireland in the absence of Northern Ireland Ministers.

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