Clause 5 - Appointment to listed judicial offices

Part of Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 4:30 pm ar 31 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, 31 Ionawr 2002

I am pleased that the Government spotted the anomaly and tried to address it by tabling amendments. However, it remains my view that the reference to the First Minister and Deputy First Minister should be omitted altogether and replaced by the Lord Chancellor.