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Housing (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 23: Functions of councils in relation to energy efficiency

Section 23 provides district councils with powers to promote energy efficiency in residential accommodation within their own districts.  To ensure coherence within existing activity, councils are required to take account of certain work undertaken by the Housing Executive and the Department for Social Development and to provide information to the Housing Executive which it needs to carry out its functions as Home Energy Conservation Authority for Northern Ireland.

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