Climate Change Act 2008

38Duty to provide advice or other assistance on requestE+W+S+N.I.

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(1)The Committee must, at the request of a national authority, provide advice, analysis, information or other assistance to the authority in connection with—

(a)the authority's functions under this Act,

(b)the progress made towards meeting the objectives set by or under this Act,

(c)adaptation to climate change, or

(d)any other matter relating to climate change.

(2)In particular, the Committee must, at the request of a national authority—

(a)advise the authority about any limit proposed to be set by a trading scheme on the total amount of the activities to which the scheme applies, or

(b)assist the authority in connection with the preparation of statistics relating to greenhouse gas emissions.

(3)The Committee must, at the request of a national authority other than the Secretary of State, provide advice, analysis, information or other assistance to the authority in connection with any target, budget or similar requirement relating to emissions of greenhouse gas that has been adopted by the authority or to which the authority is otherwise subject.