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Emergency Provisions (Northern Ireland) Bill (1987), 1978 - 1987-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/31

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.


  • Creation: 1978 - 1987-04

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.


3 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

File 299 A

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date from January-April 1987.

Finding aid date

2002-06-26 16:59:21+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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