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Environmental Better Regulation Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Paragraph 11: Information, publicity and consultation

Paragraph 11 enables the regulations to secure that publicity is given to specified matters, and that public registers are maintained by regulators in respect of such matters. They enable persons to be required to provide information and/or compile information on emissions, energy consumption and energy efficiency, and waste. They also enable the regulations to require or authorise regulators to carry out consultation in connection with the exercise of any of their functions. Paragraph 11 also enables the regulations to authorise regulators to hold a public local inquiry in respect of the exercise of any of their functions and for them to take account of any representations made as a result of any inquiry.

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