The Committee met on Thursday 23 September 2021. They discussed the following – Damages (Return on Investment) Bill – Committee Informal Deliberations Protection from Stalking Bill – Update Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill – Proposed Legislative Consent Motion Update on Progress of the Public Services Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill and associated Legislative Consent… Continue Reading Committee for Justice Meeting Thursday 23 September 2021
Justice Minister Naomi Long answers Members’ questions. View the questions asked of the Minister.
The Committee received written andoral evidence from the Department on the Damages (Return on Investment) Bill and the Justice (Sexual Offences and Trafficking Victims) Bill – Principles of the Bill. The Committee also discussed the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) and the CJINI Report on the Care and Treatment of… Continue Reading Committee for Justice Meeting Thursday 9 September 2021
Motion: British Government Proposal for Troubles Amnesty Proposed: That this Assembly believes that victims and survivors should have a full, material and central role and input into the content and design of structures to address the legacy of the past; rejects the proposals contained in the British Government’s Command Paper 498 ‘Addressing the Legacy of… Continue Reading Motion: British Government Proposal for Troubles Amnesty
The Committee received a briefing on the Review of Support Services for operational prison staff and for retired prison officers.
https://youtu.be/QrRKnHjovpc The Committee receive a briefing from Justice Minister Naomi Long on key issues related to justice. View Agenda
https://youtu.be/7VPR_j7ipFo Justice Minister Naomi Long introduces the final stage of the Domestic Abuse and Family Proceedings Bill. MLAs discuss the Bill before it is passed and now awaits royal assent to become legislation. View more information on the Bill Watch MLAs discuss the Further Consideration Stage of the Bill – Tuesday 15 December 2020 Watch… Continue Reading Final Stage: Domestic Abuse and Family Proceedings Bill – Monday 18 January 2021
Agenda: Protection of the Police and Public, Courts and Sentencing Bill – Proposed Legislative Consent Motion SL1: PSNI and PSNI Reserve (Injury Benefit) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 Criminal Justice (Committal Reform) Bill
https://youtu.be/0Zmbj1FWFDk Agenda: Statement from First Minister & deputy First Minister Mrs Arlene Foster, First Minister Mrs Michelle O’Neill, deputy First Minister Statement from Education Minister Mr Peter Weir, Minister of Education Statement from Health Minister Mr Robin Swann, Minister of Health Statement from Justice Minister Mrs Naomi Long, Minister of Justice
The Committee received an oral Finance Briefing from Departmental officials on the January Monitoring Round. The Committee also considered a proposal for a Statutory Rule on the PSNI and PSNI Reserve (Injury Benefit) (Amendment) Regulations 2020.