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Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009

Reports on annual targets

70.Section 33 requires the Scottish Ministers to lay annual reports before the Scottish Parliament in respect of each year from 2010 to 2050. Subsections (2) to (6) specify information that the annual report must contain. This includes whether the annual target and domestic effort target have been met, and if they have not, the report must explain why. Subsection (7) requires the annual report to be laid before the Scottish Parliament no later than 31 October in the second year after that to which the annual target discussed in the report relates.

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