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Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009

Guidance to advisory body

67.Section 31 provides that the advisory body must have regard to any guidance given by the Scottish Ministers in respect of carrying out its functions under the Act. Subsection (2) provides that the Scottish Ministers may not give the body guidance on the content of any advice or report. Subsection (3) allows the Scottish Ministers to vary or revoke any guidance issued.

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