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Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009

Advice before modifying annual targets etc.

24.Section 7 requires the Scottish Ministers to request advice from the relevant body before laying an order for modification under section 6. If this advice is not followed, this provision requires the Scottish Ministers to lay before the Parliament a report explaining why and to make a statement to the Parliament relating to the report.

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