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Carrier Bags Act (Northern Ireland) 2014

Section 11 - Review

Section 11 requires the Department to prepare a report on the operation of the carrier bag charging provisions. The report, which must be prepared within 3 years of the section coming into operation, must include an assessment of the effectiveness of the legislation and whether any amendments should be made. The report must be published and must be laid before the Assembly.

Section 11 also provides for an ‘ad hoc’ review of exemptions to the requirement to charge for bags.

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