details.aspx Business Diary for Monday 07 December 2015 - Friday 11 December 2015

Business Diary

Monday 07 December 2015 - Friday 11 December 2015

* Committee Business relates to non-substantive items of business such as the consideration of minutes of the previous meeting and consideration of correspondence or matters arising from previous meetings
TimeVenuePlenary/Committee
Monday 07 December 2015
12:00 PMRoom 30Ad Hoc Joint Committee on the Mental Capacity Bill

Closed from 12:00 PM (87 mins)
Committee Deliberations/ Consideration of Draft Departmental and Committee amendments

Public from 1:27 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business
12:00 PMAssembly ChamberPlenary Session
3:32 PMSenate ChamberAudit Committee

Public from 3:32 PM (6 mins)
Committee Business

Suspension from 3:38 PM (13 mins)

Public from 3:51 PM (26 mins)
Briefing from the Northern Ireland Audit Office in relation to 2016/17 budget
• Mr Richard Emerson, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Andrew Allen, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Ms Janet Sides, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Public from 4:17 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business
Tuesday 08 December 2015
10:12 AMRoom 21Assembly and Executive Review Committee

Public from 10:12 AM (2 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:14 AM (10 mins)
Assembly and Executive Reform (Assembly Opposition) Bill - Committee Deliberations on the Bill including Review of Evidence received under Call for Evidence
• Mr J McCallister, MLA
• Mr Peter Hutchinson, Independent

Public from 10:24 AM (2 mins)
Forward Work Programme

Public from 10:26 AM (1 mins)
Committee Business
10:21 AMRoom 29Committee for the Economy

Public from 10:21 AM (3 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:24 AM (91 mins)
Oral Briefing from Invest NI: Mid Year Performance
• Mr Alastair Hamilton, Invest NI
• Mr Brian Dolaghan, Invest NI

Public from 11:55 AM (25 mins)
Oral Briefing from Visit England: Update on Experience
• Mr James Berresford, Visit England

Public from 12:20 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 12:25 PM (15 mins)
Legislation: SR 2015/387 The Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Licensing Etc.) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

Legislation: SR 2015/388 The Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Access to Infrastructure) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

Legislation: Legislative Consent Memorandum on Housing and Planning Bill

Legislation: Legislative Consent Memorandum on Enterprise Bill (Small Business Commissioner Provisions)
• Mr Martin Graham, DfE
• Mr Keith Forster, Department for Enterprise, Trade and Investment

Written Briefing from Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister: Northern Ireland Executive Brussels Office: Brussels Report July-October 2015

Written Briefing from Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister: European Commission Work Programme 2016

Written Briefing from Assembly Research: RoI’s Renewable Energy Feed-in tariff for small-scale wind

EU Matters - Issue 09/2015

Public from 12:40 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business
10:30 AMAssembly ChamberPlenary Session
10:46 AMRoom 30Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

Public from 10:46 AM (1 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:47 AM (52 mins)
Oral Brief from DARD - Mid-Year progress report on the Business Plan, January Monitoring Round and the Budget 2016/17
• Mr Graeme Wilkinson, DAERA
• Mr Roger Downey, DAERA

Public from 11:39 AM (40 mins)
Oral Brief DARD - The Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Eradication Scheme Order (NI) 2015
• Ms Geraldine Fee, DAERA
• Mr David Brown, DAERA
• Mr Seamus Kelly, DAERA
• Dr Sam Strain, Animal Health and Welfare NI

Public from 12:19 PM (2 mins)
Written Brief SL1 - The Common Agricultural Policy (Review of SCMO Decisions) Regulations (NI) 2015 - Further amendments

Public from 12:21 PM (2 mins)
The Departments Bill and Transfer of Functions Order

Public from 12:23 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 1:39 PM (122 mins)
Rural Needs Bill - Informal Clause by Clause Scrutiny
• Mrs Colette McMaster, DAERA
• Ms Astrid Stuart, DAERA
• Ms Louise Warde Hunter, DAERA

Closed from 3:41 PM (16 mins)

Public from 3:57 PM (48 mins)
Fisheries Bill
• Mr Seamus Connor, DCAL
• Mr Liam Devlin, DCAL
• Mr John Terrington, DAERA
• Mr Mark McCaughan, DAERA
• Mr Paddy Campbell, DAERA

Closed from 4:45 PM (11 mins)

Public from 4:56 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business
Wednesday 09 December 2015
9:39 AMRoom 21Committee for Education

Closed from 9:39 AM (69 mins)
Shared Education Bill - Informal Deliberations: Written Briefing

Public from 10:49 AM (70 mins)
Shared Education Bill - Informal Deliberations - Departmental Briefing
• Mrs Faustina Graham, DE
• Dr Suzanne Kingon, DE
• Ms Jacqui Durkin, DE
• Ms Joanne Maxwell, DE

Suspension from 11:59 AM (7 mins)

Public from 12:06 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 12:11 PM (38 mins)
Special Schools Area Planning
• Ms Jacqui Durkin, DE
• Mrs Dorina Edgar, DE
• Dr Clare Mangan, Education Authority

Public from 12:49 PM (6 mins)
Assembly Research - Written Briefing - PISA 2012 and Addressing Bullying in Schools

Committee Business

Closed from 12:55 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business
10:09 AMRoom 30Committee for Finance

Public from 10:09 AM (4 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:13 AM (11 mins)
Legal Complaints and Regulation Bill - Final Consideration of draft Report

Public from 10:24 AM (1 mins)
SL1 The Public Service (Civil Servants and Others) Pensions (Consequential Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations (NI) 2015

Public from 10:25 AM (32 mins)
Rates (Amendment) Bill - Briefing from DFP
• Mr Brian McClure, DoF

Public from 10:57 AM (71 mins)
Sale of National Asset Management Agency assets in Northern Ireland - Briefing by Richard Bullick, Special Advisor to the First Minister
• Mr Richard Bullick, TEO

Public from 12:08 PM (50 mins)
Sale of National Asset Management Agency assets in Northern Ireland - Briefing by Dr Dara O'Hagan, former Special Advisor to the deputy First Minister
• Dr D O'Hagan, Individual

Public from 12:58 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business
10:12 AMRoom 29Committee for Employment and Learning

Public from 10:12 AM (4 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:16 AM (56 mins)
Departmental Briefing - November Monitoring Round
• Mr Brendan McCann, DEL
• Mr Michael Camplisson, DEL
• Mr Philip Rodgers, DEL

Public from 11:12 AM (41 mins)
Departmental Briefing - Savings Delivery Plans
• Ms Heather Cousins, DEL
• Ms June Ingram, DEL
• Mr Michael Camplisson, DEL

Public from 11:53 AM (24 mins)
Departmental Briefing - Departmental Business Plan
• Ms Heather Cousins, DEL
• Mr Michael Camplisson, DEL
• Ms June Ingram, DEL
• Mr Philip Rodgers, DEL

Public from 12:17 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business
10:15 AMSenate ChamberCommittee for Infrastructure

Informal from 10:15 AM (30 mins)

Public from 10:45 AM (2 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:47 AM (2 mins)
NI Water Briefing - Annual Accounts 2014-15
• Dr Sara Venning, Northern Ireland Water
• Mr Ronan Larkin, Northern Ireland Water

Public from 10:49 AM (19 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 11:08 AM (46 mins)
Departmental Briefing - Living with Water

Public from 11:54 AM (4 mins)
SL1 - The Parking and Waiting Restrictions (Banbridge) (Amendment No.2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1 - The Concession Road, Route A37, Clonalig (Part-time 20 MPH Speed Limit) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1 - Parking Places on Roads (Coaches) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1 - The Roads (Speed Limit) (No.5) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1 - The Parking Places on Roads (Disabled Persons Vehicles) (Amendment No.4) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1 - Control of Traffic (Durham Street Albert Street College Square North, Belfast) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1 - Proposed Parking Places on roads and Waiting Restrictions (Newry) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1 - The Control of Traffic (Alfred Street / Upper Arthur Street, Belfast) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015 and the Parking and Waiting Restrictions (Alfred Street / Upper Arthur Street, Belfast) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1 - The Parking and Waiting Restrictions (Lurgan) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016.

Committee Business

Public from 11:58 AM (21 mins)
Departmental Briefing - Living with Water
• Ms Linda MacHugh, DfI
• Mr Paddy Brow, DfI

Public from 12:19 PM (1 mins)
EU Matters

Public from 12:20 PM (4 mins)
Committee Business
1:45 PMRoom 21Committee on Standards and Privileges

Closed from 1:45 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Closed from 1:50 PM (110 mins)
Report from the Assembly Commissioner for Standards

Closed from 3:40 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business
2:03 PMSenate ChamberCommittee for Health

Public from 2:03 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Human Transplantation Bill - Proposals for further oral evidence sessions

Public from 2:08 PM (21 mins)
Human Transplantation Bill - RaISe Briefing
• Dr Janice Thompson, Research Officer

Public from 2:29 PM (84 mins)
Human Transplantation Bill - Briefing by international experts
• Ms Patricia Vernon, Welsh Government
• Dr Undine Samuel, Eurotransplant International Foundation
• Ms Sally Johnston, NHS Blood and Transplant

Public from 3:53 PM (30 mins)
Human Transplantation Bill - RaISe Briefing
• Mr Colin Pidgeon, Research Officer

Public from 4:23 PM (15 mins)
SL1 - HIV Testing Kits and Services (Revocation) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1 - The Firefighters’ Compensation Scheme (Amendment) (No 2) and The New Firefighters Pension Scheme (Amendment) (No 4) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1 - The Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Amendment) (No 3) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

Committee Business
2:09 PMRoom 30Committee for The Executive Office

Closed from 2:09 PM (6 mins)
Proposal to Update Legislation to Reform The Office of the Northern Ireland Ombudsman

Public from 2:15 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:16 PM (87 mins)
European Issues - Video conference with Office of the NI Executive in Brussels
• Mr Andrew Elliott, TEO
• Ms Heidi-Beth Hudson, TEO

Public from 3:43 PM (2 mins)
Monitoring Round - Written briefing by OFMDFM officials on the November Monitoring Round

Public from 3:45 PM (6 mins)
Committee Business
2:36 PMRoom 29Public Accounts Committee

Closed from 2:36 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business

Closed from 2:38 PM (25 mins)
Excess Votes - Excess Votes 2014 - 2015
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Rodney Allen, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Richard Emerson, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Closed from 3:03 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business
Thursday 10 December 2015
10:02 AMRoom 29Committee for Communities

Public from 10:02 AM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:07 AM (37 mins)
Budget - 2016/17 - Departmental Briefing
• Ms Deborah Brown, DfC
• Mr Ian Snowden, DfC
• Ms Joyce Bill, DfC

Public from 10:44 AM (11 mins)
Housing (Amendment) Bill - Clause-by-Clause Scrutiny
• Dr Heloise Brown, DfC
• Ms Maryann Dempsey, DfC
• Ms Avril Hiles, DfC
• Mr Stephen Baird, DfC

Public from 10:55 AM (72 mins)
Houses in Multiple Occupation Bill - Committee Consideration
• Mr Stephen Martin, DfC
• Mr David Grimley, DfC
• Mr Ronan Murphy, DfC
• Ms Christine Hayes, DfC

Public from 12:07 PM (21 mins)
Private Rented Sector – Regulation Review - Departmental Briefing
• Mr Stephen Martin, DfC
• Ms Eilish O'Neill, DfC
• Ms Avril Hiles, DfC
• Ms Karen Barr, DfC

Public from 12:28 PM (1 mins)
SL1 The State Pension (Amendment) Regulations (NI) 2015

Public from 12:29 PM (1 mins)
SL1 The Pensions (2015 Act) (Consequential Supplementary and Incidental Amendments) Order (NI) 2015

Public from 12:30 PM (1 mins)
SL1 The State Pension (Credits) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

Public from 12:31 PM (1 mins)
SL1 The Pensions (2015 Act) (Pension Sharing on Divorce etc.) (Transitional Provisions) Order (NI) 2015

Public from 12:32 PM (1 mins)
SL1 The Occupational Pensions Schemes (Schemes that were Contracted-out) Regulations (NI) 2015

Public from 12:33 PM (1 mins)
SL1 The Pensions (2015 Act) (Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

Public from 12:34 PM (1 mins)
SL1 The Housing Benefit (Executive Determinations) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

Public from 12:35 PM (1 mins)
SR 384 Charities (Accounts and Reports) Regulations (NI) 2015

Public from 12:36 PM (1 mins)
SR 385 Charities Act 2008 (Substitution of Sums) Order (NI) 2015

Public from 12:37 PM (1 mins)
SR 402 The Payment of Pension Levies for Past Periods Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

Public from 12:38 PM (1 mins)
SR 403 The Occupational Pensions (Revaluation) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

Public from 12:39 PM (1 mins)
SR 404 The Social Security (Crediting and Treatment of Contributions, and National Insurance Numbers) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

Public from 12:40 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business
10:02 AMRoom 30Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure

Public from 10:02 AM (3 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:05 AM (85 mins)
DCAL Briefing on Transfer of Functions
• Mr David Carson, DCAL
• Mr Aidan Cassidy, DCAL
• Mr Paul Gamble, DCAL
• Mr Michael O'Dowd, DCAL

Public from 11:30 AM (60 mins)
DCAL Briefing on Fisheries Bill
• Mr Liam Devlin, DCAL
• Mr Seamus Connor, DCAL
• Mr John Terrington, DAERA

Public from 12:30 PM (30 mins)
Committee Business

Closed from 1:00 PM (30 mins)
BBC Charter Renewal

Closed from 1:30 PM (5 mins)
Inquiry into issues around Emergency Exiting Plans, including their impact on stadium capacity, for the redeveloped Casement Park Stadium - Report Timescale
10:10 AMSenate ChamberCommittee for the Environment

Public from 10:10 AM (34 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:44 AM (57 mins)
Annual Update on Strategic Waste Infrastructure Programme - Departmental briefing
• Mr Leo O'Reilly, DoE
• Dr Jennifer Stewart, DoE

Public from 11:41 AM (61 mins)
Scrap Metal Dealers Bill - Departmental briefing
• Mr Brendan Forde, DoE
• Ms Mairead Adams, DoE
• Ms Helen Lewis, Northern Ireland Environment Agency

Public from 12:42 PM (31 mins)
Scrap Metal Dealers Bill - Briefing from the Northern Ireland Utilities Working Group on Metal Theft
• Mr George Ong, Northern Ireland Utilities Working Group on Metal Theft
• Mr Paul Irving, Northern Ireland Utilities Working Group on Metal Theft
• Mr Clive Bradberry, Northern Ireland Utilities Working Group on Metal Theft
• Mr Eddie Lynn, Northern Ireland Utilities Working Group on Metal Theft
• Mr Eugene O'Brien, Northern Ireland Electricity

Public from 1:13 PM (5 mins)
SL1 - Amendment of the Road Traffic (Fixed Penalty) (Offences) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997

SL1 - Amendment of the Road Traffic (Fixed Penalty) Order (Northern Ireland) 2007

SR 2015/386 The Waste Management Licensing (Amendment No.2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

SR 2015/398 The Planning (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

Committee Business
2:05 PMRoom 30Committee for Justice

Public from 2:05 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:07 PM (57 mins)
Review of the Legislation Underpinning Criminal Damage and Criminal Injuries Compensation Schemes - Results of the Consultation and Proposed Way Forward
• Ms Marcella McKnight, DoJ
• Mr Paul Bullick, DoJ

Public from 3:04 PM (23 mins)
Remunerating Exceptional Circumstances in Cases in the Crown Court - Results of the Consultation and Proposed Way Forward
• Mr Mark McGuckin, DoJ
• Mr Mark McGuicken, DoJ
• Mr Padraig Cullen, DoJ

Public from 3:27 PM (9 mins)
Justice No.2 Bill - Informal Consideration of Part 1 – Collection and Enforcement of Financial Penalties – Part 3 – Miscellaneous and Part 4 – General

Justice No.2 Bill - Informal Consideration of Proposed Amendments to Increase Penalties in the Welfare of Animals Act (NI) 2011 and in relation to the Direct Committal for Trial Provisions in the Justice Act (NI) 2015

Public from 3:36 PM (6 mins)
SL1: The Judicial Pensions (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

EU Justice and Home Affairs Bi-Annual Report - Winter 2015

Update on Prison Review Team Recommendation 13 - Draft Joint Healthcare and Criminal Justice Strategy

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament of the Council Amending the Council Directive on the Control of the Acquisition and Possession of Weapons

Public from 3:42 PM (4 mins)
Committee Business

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