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Housing (Scotland) Act 2006

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179Strategy for improving home energy efficiency

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(1)The Scottish Ministers must prepare a strategy for improving the energy efficiency of living accommodation.

(2)The strategy may—

(a)set out measures which the Scottish Ministers consider would improve the energy efficiency of living accommodation,

(b)include an assessment of the extent to which the Scottish Ministers consider that carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere would be decreased as a result of taking those measures.

(3)The Scottish Ministers must review the strategy from time to time and may, following such a review, revise it.

(4)The Scottish Ministers must, within 5 years of the date on which—

(a)the strategy is first published, or

(b)a report was last laid under this subsection,

lay a report before the Scottish Parliament regarding the implementation of the strategy.

(5)The Scottish Ministers must publish the strategy and any revisions to it in such manner as they think fit.

(6)The strategy may be published separately or as part of a strategy for improving energy efficiency generally.

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