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Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009

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In this Act—

  • “additional greenhouse gas” has the meaning given by section 12(2);

  • “advisory body” has the meaning given by section 24(2);

  • “advisory functions” has the meaning given by section 24(3);

  • “annual target” has the meaning given by section 3(3);

  • “authorised person” has the meaning given by section 80(5);

  • “baseline” has the meaning given by section 11(1);

  • “baseline year” means—

    (a)

    in relation to a greenhouse gas mentioned in subsection (2) of section 11, the year mentioned in paragraph (a), (b), (c), (d) or, as the case may be, (e) of that subsection;

    (b)

    in relation to an additional greenhouse gas, any year designated by virtue of section 12(3);

  • “carbon unit” has the meaning given by section 20(4);

  • “climate change duties” has the meaning given by section 44(4);

  • “Committee” means the Scottish Committee on Climate Change;

  • “deposit and return scheme” means a scheme established by virtue of section 84(1);

  • “domestic effort target” has the meaning given by section 8(2);

  • “emissions” has the meaning given by section 17(1);

  • “energy efficiency” has the meaning given by section 60(9);

  • “greenhouse gas” has the meaning given by section 10(1);

  • “interim target” has the meaning given by section 2(2);

  • “international carbon reporting practice” has the meaning given by section 19;

  • “local authority” means a council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c. 39);

  • “monitoring body” has the meaning given by section 47(2);

  • “net Scottish emissions” has the meaning given by section 17(1);

  • “net Scottish emissions account” has the meaning given by section 13(1);

  • “packaging” has the meaning given by section 83(4);

  • “public body” (except in Part 4 and section 93) has the meaning given by section 24(5);

  • “relevant body” has the meaning given by section 5(7);

  • “relevant public body” has the meaning given by section 44(5);

  • “recycling” has the meaning given by section 78(4);

  • “renewable sources” has the meaning given by section 60(9);

  • “Scottish Committee on Climate Change” has the meaning given by section 25(2);

  • “Scottish emissions” has the meaning given by section 17(1);

  • “Scottish removals” has the meaning given by section 17(1);

  • SEPA” has the meaning given by section 79(6);

  • “target year” means a year for which an annual target has been set;

  • “target-setting criteria” means the matters mentioned in section 4(4)(b) to (j);

  • “the 1990 Act” means the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (c. 43);

  • “the 2008 Act” means the Climate Change Act 2008 (c. 27);

  • “the 2050 target” has the meaning given by section 1(2);

  • UK Committee on Climate Change” has the meaning given by section 5(8);

  • “waste” has the meaning given by section 78(4).

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