RHI Hardship Unit Call for Evidence

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Consultation opened on 17 June 2019. Closing date 10 July 2019.

Summary

The Department is seeking views on the establishment of a unit, under an independent chair, to consider the individual circumstances of any NIRHI participant who believe they face financial hardship as a result of participating in the Scheme.

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Consultation description

The Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) (No.2) Act 2019 received Royal Assent on 26 March 2019. The Act introduced a revised long term tariff structure for the NIRHI Non-Domestic Scheme.  During passage of the Act the Department committed to establishing a unit, under an independent chair, to consider the individual circumstances of any NIRHI participant who believe they face financial hardship as a result of participating in the Scheme.

This call for evidence will help inform the form and function of the unit.

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