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Functioning of Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 2021

Section 8: Record of being lobbied

This section requires instances of lobbying of ministers and special advisers to be logged. The clause includes a detailed definition of what is meant by “being lobbied” and includes exemptions in respect of Assembly proceedings and meetings with the minister’s political party.

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