Draft Equality Impact Assessment - Proposal to revoke the Agricultural Wages (Regulation) (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 (Abolition of the Agricultural Wages Board)

Consultation opened on 13 May 2021. Closing date 05 August 2021.


The Department for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) is seeking views on the draft Equality Impact Assessment prepared to consider the impacts of a proposal by the Agriculture Minister to revoke the Agricultural Wages (Regulation) (Northern Ireland) Order 1977, which would abolish the Agricultural Wages Board in Northern Ireland, subject to agreement by the NI Executive and passage through the Assembly.


Consultation description

The wider consultation on the policy proposal closed on 8 July 2021.  Details of the consultation can still be found at www.daera-ni.gov.uk/consultations/revoke-agricultural-wages-regulation-northern-ireland-order-1977

Whilst the main consultation is now closed, comments on the Draft Equality Impact Assessment are welcome until 5 August 2021, in line with the DAERA Equality Scheme.  Full details of how to respond are available in the Draft Equality Impact Assessment document.

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