Impact Assessment

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Dear Department for Communities (Northern Ireland),

Please provide me with the Department for Communities Human Rights Impact Assessment on the Charities Bill. If it is already published could you please direct me to it?

Yours faithfully,

Trevor McKee

DfC FOI, Department for Communities (Northern Ireland)

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Campbell, Ciara, Department for Communities (Northern Ireland)

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Dear Mr McKee,

Please see the response attached to your e-mail below.

Regards,

Ciara Campbell

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