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Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 2 - The Biodiversity Strategy

This Section places a duty on the Department of the Environment to designate and publish a strategy for the conservation of biodiversity. Northern Ireland’s first Biodiversity Strategy was published in October 2000 and this will underpin that and future strategies. There is provision requiring the Department to publish reports about implementation of the strategy at least once every 5 years.

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