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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : St Andrew's Agreement
Record 126

Country :

UK/Northern Ireland

Agreement Title/Name:
St Andrew's Agreement
Year :
2006
Date Signed :

13 October 2006

Summary :

the two governments published a timetable for action leading to the possible restoration of the Assembly and devolved government in March 2007.


Parties :
UK government, Irish Government
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Annex A: proposals on power-sharing and political institutions. Govts determined that in event of default by any local parties, they will proceed on the basis of the new British Irish partnership arrangements to implement the Belfast Agreement.
Governance/Democratic Inst :
proposed timetable and procedure for restoring Assembly and devolved govt; Annex A: proposals on power-sharing and political institutions
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
Not Applicable
Past Mechanism :
Not Applicable
Prisoner Release :
Not Applicable
Victims :
Annex B setting out proposals for victims
Criminal Justice Reform :
Not Applicable
National Human Rights Inst :
Not Applicable
Human Rights Framework :
Annex B setting out proposals on Human rights and equality
Judicial Reform :
Not Applicable
Policing :
Govts assert that this agmt sufficient to build consensus on devolving policing
Refugees/Land :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Annex C - details on final financial package for Assembly
Enforcement Mechanism :
Annex D: fixed timetable for implementation of agmt. Verification and compliance mechanisms relating to the Assembly already exist, as set out in the agreement between the Governments published in May 2003 and in the Belfast Agreement. The Prime Minister and the Taoiseach are determined that default by any one of the parties following restoration of the Executive should not be allowed to delay or hinder political progress in Northern Ireland. The Governments have made clear that in the event of failure to reach agreement by the 24 November we will proceed on the basis of the new British Irish partnership arrangements to implement the Belfast Agreement.
International Community :
UN Involvement :
Source :
Irish Dept of Foreign Affairs


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