Emergency Provisions (Northern Ireland) Bill (1987), 1978 - 1987-04
Scope and Contents
Papers and correspondence on the bill, including: details of the 1978 Emergency Provisions Act, with review by Sir George Baker; copy of the 1987 bill, with explanatory and financial memorandum; amendments to the bill by Standing Committee [chaired by JEP]; reports of the Standing Committee on the bill; note by JEP on trial delays in Northern Ireland, with a submission by the Northern Ireland Association for the care and resettlement of offenders on prisoners detained for indeterminate periods; Standing Advisory Committee on Human Rights press notice on the bill; Law Society memorandum on remands in custody; notes on the clauses of the bill; briefing paper by the Committee on the Administration of Justice; note by JEP on the Public Order (Northern Ireland) Order (1981); report of the Select Committee on Procedure; copy of the draft Public Order (Northern Ireland) Order (1987), with explanatory notes; brief by [William] Martin Smyth [Vice-President, Ulster Unionist Council] condemning the proposed legislation.
Correspondents include: Nicholas Scott, Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office, on JEP's appointment as Chairman of the Standing Committee considering the bill; James Molyneaux [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party]; [William] Martin Smyth; Brian Mawhinney, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Northern Ireland on the Higher Education White Paper, particularly the funding of universities in Northern Ireland; Kenneth Baker, Secretary of State for Education and Science, on the Higher Education White Paper.
- 1978 - 1987-04
Conditions Governing Access
The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
File 299 A
DateText: The majority of folios date from January-April 1987.
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