Guide to the Rural Needs Act (Northern Ireland)

Date published: 20 August 2020

DAERA has produced guidance on the Rural Needs Act (NI) 2016 for Public Authorities which includes guidance on the duties on public authorities, guidance on undertaking a Rural Needs Impact Assessment and guidance on the monitoring and reporting requirements under the Act. Public Authorities are recommended to follow the guidance when undertaking activities which fall within the scope of Section 1(1) of the Act.

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