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Scotland Act 1998


The Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions promotes energy efficiency throughout the United Kingdom, and the Scottish Energy Efficiency Office acts on its behalf in Scotland.  The Energy Act 1976 allows measures for control and conservation of energy resources.  The reservation of this Act is not meant to prevent the Scottish Parliament from legislating for, or the Scottish Ministers promoting, the efficient use of energy by advice, encouragement, grants and loans.  The overall reservation of energy conservation is in line with a general reservation of energy matters.

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