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Climate Change Act (Northern Ireland) 2022

Section 36: Policies and proposals: carbon leakage

This section requires each Northern Ireland department, when setting out proposals and policies in climate action plans produced under section 29 to take into account the risk of the implementation of those proposals and policies leading to carbon leakage and the desirability of eliminating or reducing that risk. Subsections (2) and (3) define “carbon leakage”.

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