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The Civil Contingencies Act 2004 (CCA) came into law in 2005. It was a major piece of legislation which brought into being a single statutory and regulatory framework for civil protection in the UK. As such, it was thought that in keeping with Government good practice, the Act should be reviewed within three years.
The CCA Enhancement Programme fulfils this need.
The CCAEP has an ongoing programme of delivery over 4 years. This programme is split into four phases. The programme will ensure the CCA regime delivers an effective civil protection framework, through a robust assessment of relevant evidence and implementation of appropriate changes.