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Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009

Carbon units and carbon accounting

44.Section 20 enables the Scottish Ministers to define “carbon unit” in regulations and provides them with the power by regulations to establish a scheme or use an existing scheme for the registering and tracking of carbon units and for establishing and maintaining accounts in which carbon units may be held.

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