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Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009

Application of sections 27 to 32 and 56

56.Section 26 makes it clear that the obligations for the advisory body to provide advice to the Scottish Ministers under sections 27 to 32 and 56 do not apply until the order under section 24 by the Scottish Ministers designating the advisory body comes into force, or such later date as the Scottish Ministers may specify in the order. Until such an advisory body is designated, the Scottish Ministers will seek advice from the UKCCC (which will be the relevant body for the purposes of sections 5 to 9).

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