A very large collection of publications from the Westminster Parliament, the Stormont Parliament and the subsequent Stormont Assemblies, including legislation, Parliamentary and Assembly papers and Hansards and official publications.
Parliamentary and other government publications from the UK and Northern Ireland
UK Parliamentary Papers: Complete from 1921. Substantial pre 1921.
Westminster Hansards: Complete from vol. 1-; also House of Commons Standing Committee Debates 1919-
Public and General Acts of the UK Parliament: Complete
Statutory Instruments: Complete from 1903 with some earlier material.
Local and Private Acts of the UK Parliament: 1810-1839 (incomplete); 1862-1864; 1873-. substantial collection (unique in Northern Ireland).
Other UK Gov publications: 1,000 – 2,000
Complete sets of:-
Parliament of Northern Ireland:
NI Parliamentary Papers;
Subsequent NI Assemblies Hansards and Assembly Papers,
NI Statutory Rules
Northern Ireland official publications: Very large archive collection
Northern Ireland press releases: Substantial collection 1973 to 2006
NI Departmental publications: Departmental and NDPB publications are not split. Joint archive of 9000+ items.
NI NDPSs: Departmental and NDPB publications are not split. Joint archive of 9000+ items.
Hard copy but increasing reliance on electronic versions for current material
The Northern Ireland Assembly Library Catalogue; Maltby, Arthur The Government of Northern Ireland 1922-1972: a catalogue and breviate of Parliamentary Papers (Dublin: Irish University Press, 1974
The NI Assembly Library has legal ownership of this collection
Prior to 1972 the library was known as the Northern Ireland Parliamentary Library
All collections will be maintained and built up along existing lines but storage/ retention issues apply.