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The next meeting of the Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs will take place on Thursday 23rd September 2021 at 9:30am. in Room 30, Parliament Buildings when the Committee will  receive oral evidence from the Environmental Justice Network and Professor Kevin O'Connor UCD on the Climate Change No.1 Bill and Down Royal and Downpatrick Racecourses on the Horse Racing (Amendment) Bill.


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Committee Clerk: Nick Henry

Room 242, Parliament Buildings, 
Ballymiscaw,Stormont, 
Belfast, BT4 3XX 

Tel: (028) 90 521742
Email: Committee.AgriEnvRural@niassembly.gov.uk


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Call for Evidence - Climate Change (No. 2) Bill

The Assembly Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs wants to hear your views

Climate Change is one of the most important issues facing our society and how we address it could affect how we live, work and travel. 

The Climate Change (No.2) Bill that has been introduced by the Minister for the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (AERA) sets out a framework to deliver on the New Decade, New Approach commitment and establishes legislation to mitigate the effects of Climate Change locally. 

The Committee is now seeking views and evidence on this Bill as it is anticipated that it will be referred to the Committee for scrutiny in September 2021. 

Find out further information and learn how to submit your views...

Please note that the deadline for submissions is Thursday 30 September 2021.


Call for Evidence - Horse Racing (Amendment) Bill

The Assembly Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs wants to hear your views

The Horse Racing (Amendment) Bill that has recently come before the Northern Ireland (NI) Assembly proposes changes to the Horse Racing (Northern Ireland) Order 1990 that will enable the resumption of payments from the Horse Racing Fund to racecourses operating at Down Royal and Downpatrick.

As part of the Assembly‚Äôs normal legislative processes, the Horse Racing (Amendment) Bill has been referred to the Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs for scrutiny and evaluation.  

Find out further information and learn how to submit your views...

Please note that the deadline for submissions is Friday 20 August 2021.

 

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