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Inquiry into Committee Primary Legislation on the Consumer Council

See Terms of Reference for this Inquiry below.

  1. To assess the Consumer Council current statutory functions in respect of transport;
  2. to make a comparison of the above powers against their other statutory and regulatory functions for water, energy and postal services;
  3. to identify options for enhancing CCNI statutory powers in respect of transport; and
  4. to compile legislative policy objectives arising out of the recommendations established as a result of the inquiry.

The Committee recieved one response, from the Consumer Council, to its call for evidence in regards to this Inquiry. The Consumer Council and the Department for Regional Development have since agreed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

At its meeting on 22 February 2016 the Committee agreed that it would no longer continue this Inquiry, but would reccomend the monitoring of the MOU to the Committee for Infrastructure.


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