Consultations with Published Results

6 results

  • Provision of Free Period Products : Public Consultation

    Period inequality contributes to the poor mental health and wellbeing experience of those who are unable to access the basic health essentials of period products. This is a growing issue particularly in light of the increased cost of living. Period products are essential items for personal care to address a normal biological need and should therefore be available to everyone who needs them, regardless of their economic status. To address this gap the Period... More
    Closed 18 September 2023
  • Department of Education Consultation on Period Products (Free Provision) Regulations

    The Department of Education (DE) is consulting with its 'Public Service Bodies' and also welcomes views from its wider stakeholder base. The Consultation relates to proposals for Regulations (secondary legislation) that DE has to have in place by 11 May 2023, under the Period Products (Free Provision) Act (Northern Ireland) 2022. DE is not consulting on whether or not free period products should be widely available to the public - that is already provided for under the Act. The... More
    Closed 17 October 2022
  • Consultation on the Functions Delivered by the General Teaching Council for Northern Ireland

    The Minister of Education announced, to the Northern Ireland Assembly on 13 December 2021, her decision to seek the dissolution of the General Teaching Council for Northern Ireland (GTCNI), the organisation currently established by statute to be the professional body for teachers. In her announcement, the Minister also stated that the Department would consult on the functions currently assigned to the GTCNI and how these can be This consultation will open on Monday 13 June and... More
    Closed 30 September 2022
  • Consultation on Court Approval of Minor Settlements

    The Department of Justice is seeking views on whether, and if so how, Government ought to legislate to require court approval of compensation settlements to children for personal injuries, in cases in which legal proceedings have not issued. More
    Closed 24 September 2021
  • Consent to serious harm for sexual gratification: Not a defence.

    Please note that the closing date for this consultation has been extended until 11 January 2021. More
    Closed 11 January 2021
  • Sentencing Review Northern Ireland- A Public Consultation DoJ October 2019

    This consultation seeks your views on general aspects of Sentencing Policy and on a number of areas of concern that have been raised with previous Ministers or the Department of Justice. The consultation can be responded to in full or in part, guided by where your interest lies. You may find it helpful to answer questions as they arise at the end of each relevant section within the chapter. Given the breadth of subjects that the consultation paper covers, it is... More
    Closed 3 February 2020
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