14Duty to report on proposals and policies for meeting carbon budgetsE+W+S+N.I.
(1)As soon as is reasonably practicable after making an order setting the carbon budget for a budgetary period, the Secretary of State must lay before Parliament a report setting out proposals and policies for meeting the carbon budgets for the current and future budgetary periods up to and including that period.
(2)The report must, in particular, set out—
(a)the Secretary of State's current proposals and policies under section 13, and
(b)the time-scales over which those proposals and policies are expected to take effect.
(3)The report must explain how the proposals and policies set out in the report affect different sectors of the economy.
(4)The report must outline the implications of the proposals and policies as regards the crediting of carbon units to the net UK carbon account for each budgetary period covered by the report.
(5)So far as the report relates to proposals and policies of the Scottish Ministers, the Welsh Ministers or a Northern Ireland department, it must be prepared in consultation with that authority.
(6)The Secretary of State must send a copy of the report to those authorities.