The Climate Change (Reporting Bodies) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2024

Jurisdiction: Northern Ireland

Commencement: 3rd May 2024

Amends: New Legislation

Mini Summary

Under the Climate Change Act (Northern Ireland) 2022, public reporting bodies* are required to prepare reports demonstrating how they are adapting to climate change in the carrying out of their duties.

*Reporting bodies are listed in the Schedule and include education authorities, further education institutions, health and social care trusts, and others.


Reporting bodies are required to prepare reports that contain:

  • climate change adaptation reports as listed in regulation 4; and
  • climate change mitigation reports as listed in regulation 5.

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs is responsible for issuing guidance for the reports.



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