Clause 2 - Introductory

Part of Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 4:30 pm ar 29 Ionawr 2002.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Sylvia Hermon Sylvia Hermon Shadow Spokesperson (Women), Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry), Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) 4:30, 29 Ionawr 2002

It is nice to see you in the Chair, Mr. Pike. I should like to explain to the Minister that I will later speak to amendment No. 126, but I am not sure whether I can speak about it in an intervention now.

I was especially struck by what he said about the appointment to senior judicial offices. An ambiguity arises from the title of clause 4, which is

Appointment to most senior judicial offices.