Guidance on carrier bags charging legislation in Northern Ireland

Date published: 03 February 2015

This guidance:

  • highlights the key messages of the charging arrangements
  • provides some detail on the charging requirement
  • deals with exemptions from the charging requirement
  • deals with the arrangements for payment of the net proceeds of the levy to the Department
  • summarises the record-keeping requirements
  • explains the civil sanctions that DAERA can apply in the event of failure to comply with the requirements of the Regulations


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