Consultation on the Northern Ireland Freedom of Conscience Amendment Bill (PDF 306KB)
Publish Date: 08 December 2014
A consultation document launched by Lagan Valley DUP MLA Paul Givan on a Private Members Bill is is introducing to the Northern Ireland Assembly where he is proposing to enhance the Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006.
The document provides the background to this Bill being brought forward, including recent legal action taken by the Equality Commission. It also outlines a range of questions for those responding to the consultation as well as a copy of proposed draft legislation which would be introduced.