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Environmental Better Regulation Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Paragraph 3: Regulators

Paragraph 3 enables the regulations to specify the authorities on whom regulatory functions are conferred (defined as “regulators”), and enables the Department to give guidance and directions to regulators. It also provides for empowering regulators to appoint persons to exercise functions and powers conferred by the regulations, and to confer powers on persons so appointed.

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