The Period Products (Free Provision) Act (NI) 2022 - guidance for specified public service bodies

Date published: 16 May 2024

Under the Period Products (Free Provision) Act (Northern Ireland) 2022, specified public service bodies of the Department for the Economy have a statutory duty to provide period products free of charge on their premises from 12 May 2024.

This publication provides guidance to those bodies on administering their duties under the Act.


Specified public service bodies of DfE

  • Belfast Metropolitan College
  • Northern Regional College
  • North West Regional College
  • South Eastern Regional College
  • Southern Regional College
  • South West College
  • Queen’s University, Belfast
  • Ulster University
  • Stranmillis University College
  • St. Mary’s University College
  • The Open University NI
  • The Construction Industry Training Board NI
  • The Labour Relations Agency
  • The Consumer Council
  • The Fair Employment Tribunal
  • The Industrial Tribunal
  • Invest NI
  • Tourism NI
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