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Bill documents — Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) Act 2018

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 (Regional Rates and Energy) Act 2018 (c. 6) 28.03.2018

Bills

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.

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 93 (as introduced) | PDF version, 88KB 22.03.2018
Commons Bill 188 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version, 105KB 21.03.2018

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 93 Explanatory Notes | PDF version, 474KB 22.03.2018
Commons Bill 188 2017-19-EN | PDF version, 502KB 21.03.2018

Delegated Powers Memoranda

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill.

House Delegated Powers Memorandum Date
Lords Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) Bill: Delelgated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 98KB) 21.03.2018

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considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.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
Commons Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 21 March 2018 | PDF version, 93KB 22.03.2018

Briefing papers

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 Briefing papers Date
Commons Briefing Paper on the Bill 21.03.2018

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Impact Assessment (PDF, 225KB) 21.03.2018

Will write letters

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

House Will write letters Date
Letter dated 18/03/2019 from Lord Duncan to Lord Murphy regarding the Stronger Towns Fund (PDF, 41KB) 18.03.2019

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