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Views are being sought on draft regulations to restrict smoking in private vehicles carrying children. We would encourage you to respond via email where possible. Responses received after the closing date will only be considered in exceptional circumstances.
This draft policy has been updated to reflect changes in structures and legislation. The draft policy outlines how communities, organisations and individuals must work to ensure children and young people in Northern Ireland are safeguarded as effectively as possible. Consultation Documents Draft...
The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS), in response to the statutory equality obligations placed on it by the Northern Ireland Act 1998, produced a draft Equality Scheme, and following an 8 week consultation in April and May, formally submitted a revised Equality...
Subject: Oral health
In 1998, a new law came into force in Northern Ireland – the Northern Ireland Act 1998. Section 75 of the Act places a legal obligation on each public authority to have due regard to the need to promote equality of opportunity: • between persons of different religious belief, political...
Subject: Health promotion
The overall objective of the Health, Social Services and Public Safety (HSSPS) family is to promote and improve the health, social wellbeing and safety of the whole population. The bodies which make up the HSSPS family are the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS), four...
The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (HSSPS), like all public authorities, is required under Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (‘the Act’) in carrying out its functions, powers and duties, to have due regard to the need to promote equality of opportunity...
Subject: Genetics
Public Consultation on the Future Development of Clinical Genetic Services - Part II (Equality Impact Assessment)