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Climate Change Act (Northern Ireland) 2022

Section 24: Emissions not to exceed carbon budget

This section requires the Northern Ireland departments to ensure that the net Northern Ireland emissions account for each carbon budget period does not exceed the carbon budget set for that period.

This duty is therefore similar to the duties placed on Northern Ireland departments under sections 1, 3 and 4 with further provision regarding this duty set out in section 52.

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