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Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009

Attribution of emissions to Scotland

37.Section 15 defines which emissions of greenhouse gases are attributable to Scotland for the purposes of the definitions contained in section 17. These are emissions of greenhouse gases emitted from sources in Scotland and the share attributed to Scotland by an order made in terms of section 16 of emissions from international aviation and international shipping.

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