Food in schools policy - equality screening

Date published: 07 August 2009

The results of the Department of Education’s screening process indicated that the policy does not need to be subjected to a full equality impact assessment. The screening document is available for viewing:


Under Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 the Departments are required to have due regard to the need to promote equality of opportunity. In order to determine whether an Equality Impact Assessment (EqIA) is necessary all policies must be screened.

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