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Period Products (Free Provision) Act (Northern Ireland) 2022

Section 3: Arrangements under sections 1 and 2: particular requirements

Section 3 requires the Executive Office and the specified public service bodies, in putting in place the arrangements to fulfil their functions under sections 1 and 2 respectively, to ensure reasonably easy access to products, to respect dignity, privacy and confidentiality, to make a reasonable choice of types of product obtainable, having regard for reusable options, and to publicise their availability.

Section 3(2) provides that arrangements established and maintained by specified public service bodies must provide for period products to be obtainable at all times when the specified public service body’s premises are in use to persons on their premises, whether or not in use by the public.

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