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Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009

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46Reporting on climate change duties

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(1)The Scottish Ministers may, by order, make provision—

(a)requiring relevant public bodies to prepare reports on compliance with climate change duties;

(b)requiring any relevant public body found, following an investigation under section 48, to be failing to comply with its climate change duties, to prepare a report on the actions it has taken, is taking or intends to take to secure future compliance with those duties;

(c)subject to subsection (2), setting out what information reports must contain;

(d)setting out the form and manner of reports;

(e)setting out the period within which reports must be sent to the Scottish Ministers.

(2)A report required by virtue of subsection (1)(a) must, in particular, contain information relating to how—

(a)procurement policies of relevant public bodies; and

(b)procurement activity by relevant public bodies,

have contributed to compliance with climate change duties.

(3)An order under subsection (1) may in particular—

(a)require two or more relevant public bodies to prepare a joint report in relation to compliance with one or more climate change duties; and

(b)require those bodies to co-operate with each other for the purpose of preparing that report.

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