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Does the Northern Ireland Protocol apply to procurement?

No. Northern Ireland is subject to the new UK procurement rules. The EU rules apply only to certain aspects of the electricity market, which support the all-island energy arrangements.

For more information read our full cross-border guide to public procurement which has more information for businesses trading between Ireland and Northern Ireland, FAQs and key takeaways.