Fresh Start Agreement

It also contains documents on other aspects of the Stormont House Agreement, including a Northern Ireland Assembly Bill to reduce the number of members for each constituency from six to five. Implementation of the agreement has been delayed due to disagreements over social reform and controversies over paramilitary activities. [5] The Committee on the Administration of Justice and scientists from the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and the Transitional Justice Institute have developed a model implementing legislation to address past elements of the agreement. [6] A group of civil society activists and academics adopted a number of gender principles for managing the legacy of the conflict to fill this gap in the agreement. [7] Despite some significant progress, no final agreement could be reached on the creation of new bodies to raise awareness of the past.

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