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Climate Change Act (Northern Ireland) 2022

Section 42: Climate change reporting by public bodies

This section requires the Department to make regulations, within 18 months of the Act achieving Royal Assent, to impose climate change reporting duties on specified public bodies. The section defines what a public body is, and under subsection (3) identifies some of the aspects that the regulations can make provision for reports to contain. Subsection (5) further identifies some of the elements which the regulations can cover.

Subsection (7) requires the Department to consult with public bodies and other appropriate persons before making the regulations.

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