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Historical Institutional Abuse (Northern Ireland) Act 2019

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Lord Duncan of Springbank
Northern Ireland Office
Julian Smith
Northern Ireland Office

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

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

Last events

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Historical Institutional Abuse (Northern Ireland) Act 2019 (c. 31) 05.11.2019

Latest news on the Historical Institutional Abuse (Northern Ireland) Act 2019

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 5 November. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

Summary of the Historical Institutional Abuse (Northern Ireland) Act 2019

A Bill to establish the Historical Institutional Abuse Redress Board and to confer an entitlement to compensation in connection with children who were resident in certain institutions in Northern Ireland; and to establish the Commissioner for Survivors of Institutional Childhood Abuse.

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