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Environmental Better Regulation Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 1: General purpose: protecting and improving the environment

Section 1 sets out the general purpose of Part 1, i.e. to make, by regulations, provision for protecting and improving the environment and specifies that the purpose extends to provision regulating environmental activities and provision implementing EU obligations or other international obligations.

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