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Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 No 156
Current version for 5 July 2019 to date (accessed 6 December 2019 at 14:26)
Exercise of scheme functions by other persons and bodies
The EPA may enter into agreements and other arrangements with a person or body in respect of the exercise of the functions of the EPA under a tradeable emission scheme by the person or body on behalf of the EPA.The regulations may provide for the constitution of committees (as incorporated or unincorporated bodies):to provide advice on tradeable emission schemes, andto exercise any other functions conferred on them by the EPA or by the regulations in connection with tradeable emission schemes.A matter or thing done or omitted to be done by such a committee, a member of the committee or a person acting under the direction of the committee does not, if the matter or thing was done or omitted to be done in good faith for the purpose of executing this or any other Act or the regulations, subject a member or a person so acting personally to any action, liability, claim or demand.