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Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2022-23

Last updated: 30 March 2023 at 09:14

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Long title

A Bill to address the legacy of the Northern Ireland Troubles and promote reconciliation by establishing an Independent Commission for Reconciliation and Information Recovery, limiting criminal investigations, legal proceedings, inquests and police complaints, extending the prisoner release scheme in the Northern Ireland (Sentences) Act 1998, and providing for experiences to be recorded and preserved and for events to be studied and memorialised.

Sponsoring departments

Northern Ireland Office
Brandon Lewis
Conservative, Great Yarmouth
Northern Ireland Office
Lord Caine
Conservative, Life peer

Current version of the Bill

5 July 2022

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Commons
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Bill in the House of Lords
1st reading
2nd reading
Report stage
3rd reading
Final stages
Consideration of amendments
Royal Assent
In progress
Not applicable
Not yet reached