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Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009

Baselines for additional greenhouse gases

32.Section 12 applies in the situation where the list of target gases for the Act is expanded and a baseline year is required. If a new greenhouse gas is added to the list of target gases for the Act, subsections (3) and (4) allow the Scottish Ministers to specify by order what the baseline year is to be and how the net Scottish emissions are to be determined for the baseline year for the new gas.

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