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(1)The Scottish Ministers must in each year, beginning with the year 2011, request the relevant body to prepare a report setting out that body’s views on—
(a)progress towards achievement of—
(ii)the interim target;
(iii)the 2050 target;
(b)whether the annual targets, the interim target or the 2050 target are likely to be achieved;
(c)any further effort which may be necessary to achieve annual targets, the interim target or the 2050 target.
(2)No later than the end of the second year following a year for which an annual target has been set (a “target year”), the Scottish Ministers must request the relevant body to prepare a report setting out that body’s views on—
(a)whether the annual target for the target year was met;
(b)whether the domestic effort target was met in that target year;
(c)the ways in which those targets were or were not met;
(d)the action taken by the Scottish Ministers to reduce net Scottish emissions during that year.
(3)The Scottish Ministers must lay a response to the relevant body’s report under this section before the Scottish Parliament as soon as reasonably practicable after they receive that body’s report.
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