Wednesday, 26 October 2016
Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources
The Climate Action and Environment (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2016 was approved by Government on 19 July 2016 and took effect from 22 July 2016. This order provides for the transfer of responsibility for environmental functions in relation to air quality, radiation, climate, environmental policy and waste and resource efficiency, including waste management, regulation of waste collection companies and regulation of recycling facilities, to the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources.
The Communications, Energy and Natural Resources (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2016 took effect from 23 July 2016 and altered the title of the Department to the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment.