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  • Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Amendment) Bill - Call for evidence and views

    Context of the Bill It has been reported in recent years that up to 40,000 people in Northern Ireland may have a gambling problem and that is the highest incidence in the UK – four times higher than any other region and also three times higher than the Republic of... More

    Closed 26 November 2021

  • Small-Scale Green Energy Bill Survey

    The Committee for the Economy is seeking your views on the Small-Scale Green Energy Bill . The Bill focuses on three key areas: To place a requirement on major electricity providers and suppliers to provide an obligatory minimum price tariff for exporting... More

    Closed 18 November 2021

  • Abortion Services (Safe Access Zones) Bill

    The Abortion Services (Safe Access Zones) Bill was introduced in the Assembly by Clare Bailey MLA, on 13 September 2021. The purpose of the Bill is to make provision for the establishment of ‘safe access zones’ around abortion clinics. Read the Bill Read the Explanatory... More

    Closed 12 November 2021

  • Defamation Bill Inquiry

    The Defamation Bill was formally introduced to the Assembly on 7 June 2021 and, following its second reading on 14 September 2021, was referred to the Committee for Finance for the Committee Stage. In order to inform its deliberations on the Bill, the Committee has launched a call for... More

    Closed 1 November 2021

  • Call for Evidence - Private Tenancies Bill

    Context of the Bill The private rented sector has grown over the past number of years to become the second largest type of housing tenure. It is now larger than the social housing sector and accounts for over 17% of all housing stock in Northern Ireland. Almost half of those... More

    Closed 29 October 2021