This category includes the web sites of the various government departments, boards and agencies, the security forces, and the Northern Ireland Assembly. Local Council sites form a sub-category. Political parties and sites about local politics belong under the Politics category, which is found under Society and Culture.
The New Northern Ireland Assembly was established as part of the Belfast Agreement reached at the multi-party negotiations on Friday 10 April, now commonly referred to as the 'Good Friday Agreement'. This site provides information on the structure and function of the Assembly.
Responsible for public procurement policy in Northern Ireland. Provides details of the services provided, projects and publications.
Includes information about research, training and funding.
Responsible for roads and water, although it also has other divisions. Includes news and information about the various activities of the department.
Responsible for housing, urban regeneration, community development, social security and child support.
DENI website providing information on a number of topics of interest to parents, students and teachers.
Describes the role of the DETINI, the main Government Department in Northern Ireland concerned with economic development.
Includes information on the work of the department in controlling expenditure of Northern Ireland Departments.
Contains information on a number of NI environmental agencies.
Includes information on local offices and the voting process.
Responsible for the registration of births, deaths, marriages, and adoptions, and for issuing certificates, compiling statistics, and maintaining historical records. The site provides an on-line ordering service for birth, death, marriage and adoption certificates, and advice on the registration of these events.
The independent body responsible for assisting employers, employees and their representatives to improve the conduct of their industrial relations and employment practices. Includes briefings on a range of issues in employment law, including sick pay, holidays, redundancy, unions and employees' rights.
Features general information on rates and valuations in the province. Online ways to control rate payment, contact details for county offices, and facilities to view official publications.
The official government website for Northern Ireland citizens.
Aims to develop consultation, co-operation and action within the island of Ireland. Includes information about meetings, publications and contacts.
Includes background, reports, press releases and details of their audit work.
Responsible for the governance of Northern Ireland under the terms of the Good Friday Agreement. Provides a regularly updated gateway to information about the administration in Northern Ireland.
Includes information on housing advice, homelessness, research, jobs tenders, grants, community safety. Publications, leaflets and application forms are also available.
The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission is a statutory body Established in terms of the Northern Ireland Act, in compliance with the Good Friday Agreement.
The body which determines whether individual parades and demonstrations are permitted - includes their annual report, a list of past determinations and parades currently under consideration, details of the Commission's members, their terms of reference, a set of guidelines, and a Frequently Asked Question list.
Provides information about the roles and activities of the Commission. Includes information on making an appeal.
Responsible for land use and development in Northern Ireland. Information on the agency, services, controls, and plans.
Includes census information and details of how to register births, deaths and marriages.
Executive Agency within the Department for Regional Development that provides water services for the area. Tender opportunities available to businesses.
The Assembly Ombudsman for Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Complaints deal with injustice due to maladministration by government departments and public bodies. The site explains the complaints process, lists the bodies covered by this scheme, and gives alternative contacts for other types of problem.
Responsible for delivering an independent review on decisions made by the Social Security Agency on the discretionary part of the Social Fund scheme. Provides information on the relevant rights and services available to Northern Ireland citizens.
Responsible for the establishment and expansion of small businesses. The site contains information and advice on setting up small businesses and expansion.
One of the six cross border Bodies established under the Belfast Agreement. Includes information on current programmes and office locations.
Includes news releases, publications and information about the functions of the Office.
Includes advice for consumers, a FAQ list, warnings about some of the latest hoaxes and swindles, and information on their work, including enforcement of consumer legislation, free business and consumer advice, and a calibration service.
Includes advice for consumers, press releases and relevant links.
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