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Prospective

SCHEDULESModifications of the 2009 Act

(introduced by section 29)

1SThe 2009 Act is amended as follows.

2SSections 4 to 8 are repealed.

3SIn section 9—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)the words “, beginning with the year 2011,” are repealed,

(ii)in paragraph (a), after “of”, insert “ future emissions reduction targets, ”,

(iii)in paragraph (a), sub-paragraphs (i) to (iii) are repealed,

(iv)in paragraph (b), for “annual targets, the interim target or the 2050 target” substitute “ future emissions reduction targets ”,

(v)in paragraph (c), for “annual targets, the interim target or the 2050 target” substitute “ the future emissions reduction targets ”,

(b)in subsection (2)—

(i)for “a year for which an annual target has been set (a “target year”)”, substitute “ each target year ”,

(ii)in paragraph (a), for “annual” substitute “ emissions reduction ”,

(iii)paragraph (b) is repealed,

(iv)in paragraph (d), after “emissions” insert “ of greenhouse gases ”.

4SSections 14, 21, 22 and 23 are repealed.

5SAfter section 20, insert—

20AThe relevant body

(1)In this Part, the “relevant body” means—

(a)where no order has been made under section 24(1) designating a person or body as the advisory body, the UK Committee on Climate Change, or

(b)where such an order has been made, the advisory body.

(2)In subsection (1)(a), the “UK Committee on Climate Change” means the Committee on Climate Change established under section 32 of the 2008 Act..

6SIn section 24(3)—

(a)in paragraph (a), for “5, 7” substitute “ 2C, 2D ”,

(b)in paragraph (b), for “27” substitute “ 30 ”.

7SIn section 26—

(a)in subsection (1), for “27” substitute “ 30 ”,

(b)in subsection (2), paragraph (a) is repealed.

8SThe title of section 26 becomes Application of sections 30 to 32 and 56.

9SSections 27 to 29 are repealed.

10SBefore section 37, insert the following italic cross heading— “ Other reporting provisions ”.

11SSections 38 to 41 are repealed.

12SThe Part title of Part 3 of the 2009 Act becomes “ Reporting and planning duties ”.

13SIn section 96(6)(a), for “19(b)” substitute “ 19(1)(b) ”.

14SIn section 98—

(a)the definition of “domestic effort target” is repealed,

(b)the definition of “the 2050 target” is repealed,

(c)in the definition of—

(i)“net Scottish emissions”, for “has the meaning given by” substitute “ is to be construed in accordance with ”,

(ii)“relevant body”, for “5(7)” substitute “ 20A(1) ”,

(iii)“target-setting criteria”, for “4(4)(b) to (j)” substitute “ 2B(1) ”,

(iv)“UK Committee on Climate Change”, for “5(8)” substitute “ 20A(2) ”.

15SIn section 100—

(a)in subsection (2), for “27” substitute “ 30 ”,

(b)in subsection (3), for “27” substitute “ 30 ”.