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Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009

Modifying limits on use of carbon units etc.

47.Section 22 enables the Scottish Ministers to modify, by order, any limits which have been set on the amount of carbon units that may be credited to the net Scottish emissions account and any dates associated with the limits on carbon units.

48.Subsection (2) specifies the circumstances when this order may be made: in the case of an order altering a limit set, where there has been a modification of the interim target or another significant change to the basis on which the limit was set; and, in the case of an order altering a date by which a limit must be set, where the Scottish Ministers consider it appropriate to do so.

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