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Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009

Reports on proposals and policies where annual targets not met

77.If the annual report indicates that the annual target or domestic effort target has not been met, section 36 requires the Scottish Ministers to lay a report before the Scottish Parliament, which sets out proposals and policies to compensate in future years for the excess emissions.

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