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Carrier Bags Act (Northern Ireland) 2014

Section 10 – Report on biodegradable carrier bags

Section 10 requires the Department to prepare a report on biodegradable carrier bags within 18 months of the Act receiving Royal Assent.

The report must consider whether any biodegradable bags should be exempt from the charge, the criteria for any such exemptions and how such exemptions would be implemented.

The report must be published and must be laid before the Assembly.

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