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After section 2 of the 2004 Act insert—
(1)A public body must prepare and publish a biodiversity report within 3 years of—
(a)the base date,
(b)the date on which a report was last published by the body under this subsection.
(2)A biodiversity report is a report on the actions taken by the body in pursuance of its duty under section 1 during the period to which the report relates.
(3)The base date is—
(a)the date on which section 36 of the Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Act 2011 (asp 6) comes into force, or
(b)where the body is established after that date, the date on which the body is established.
(4)A report under this section—
(a)is to be prepared in such form and published in such manner as the body thinks fit,
(b)may be incorporated within another report prepared or published by the body.”.
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