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Local Government in Scotland Act 2003

44ZC – Implementation of integrated waste management plan

94.This section gives local authorities the duty to endeavour to carry out their waste management functions in accordance with its approved integrated waste management plan, and if requested to do so by the Scottish Ministers, to provide a statement of whether they are doing so. The Scottish Ministers are given the power to direct local authorities as to the information to be provided in that statement, and in particular on progress towards meeting performance targets. The Scottish Ministers may also require explanations as to why performance targets have not been met.

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