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Environment (Wales) Act 2016

Section 42 - Proposals and policies where carbon budgets not met

179.This section applies where a final statement has been laid before the National Assembly for Wales in respect of a budgetary period, and the net Welsh emissions account for the period exceeds the carbon budget. It requires the Welsh Ministers to lay a report before the National Assembly setting out proposals and policies to compensate for the excess emissions. They must do so no later than three months after laying the final statement for the budgetary period.

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