Guidance on carrier bag levy enforcement

Date published: 01 September 2016

This guidance:

  • highlights the key provisions of the Regulations
  • deals with possible breaches of the Regulations
  • summarises DAERA's proposed approach to administration and enforcement of the carrier bag levy
  • outlines the civil sanctions that are available to DAERA in enforcing the Regulations
  • indicates how the Department will determine the amount of any civil sanctions
  • outlines the process for the imposition of civil sanctions
  • deals with rights of appeal
  • summarises the principles governing DAERA's enforcement activity


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