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Northern Ireland Environmental Legislation
Current Legislation
Future Legislation
Legislation Consultation closing date Date expected to come into force
Consultation on Amending Options for the Assessment of Technical Competence under the Northern Ireland Waste Management Licensing and Permitting10 January 2022N/A
Consultation on the draft Green Growth Strategy for Northern Ireland21 December 2021N/A
Consultation for the Reduction of Single-Use Plastic Beverage Cups and Food Containers17 December 2021N/A
Strengthening the Energy Savings Opportunities Scheme28 September 2021N/A
Climate Change BillN/AN/A
Consultation on proposed changes to the Carrier Bag Levy27 July 2021N/A
Introducing a Deposit Return Scheme in England, Wales and Northern Ireland04 June 2021N/A
Packaging waste: introduction of Extended Producer Responsibility04 June 2021N/A
Significant Water Management Issues (SWMI) in Northern Ireland22 June 2020N/A
Consultation - Waste Prevention Programme for Northern Ireland 201918 March 2020N/A
DAERA Innovation Strategy 2020-202505 March 2020N/A
Consultation on the Waste Management Plan for Northern Ireland11 December 2019N/A
Invasive Alien Species (Enforcement and Permitting) Order (Northern Ireland) 2019N/A1 December 2019
European Union (Withdrawal) BillN/AN/A
Plastic packaging tax12 May 2019N/A
Packaging Waste: changing the UK producer responsibility system for packaging waste13 May 2019N/A
Introducing a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) for drinks containers (bottles and cans)13 May 2019N/A
Environmental Plans, Principles and Governance for Northern Ireland – Synopsis of ResponsesN/AN/A

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