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Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009

Power to give directions to advisory body

68.Section 32 gives the Scottish Ministers the power to direct the advisory body in terms of its functions under the Act. Subsection (2) provides that the Scottish Ministers may not direct the body on the content of any advice or report and subsection (3) allows the Scottish Ministers to vary or revoke the directions. Subsection (4) requires the body to comply with any directions given.

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