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Environmental Better Regulation Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 4: Regulations relating to protecting and improving the environment: objective

Section 4 elaborates on the purpose of the Act. Whilst the key purpose of Part 1 of the Act is to protect and improve the environment, in making regulations for that purpose the Department is to have the objective of reducing the regulatory and administrative burden on those carrying on regulated activities.

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