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Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009

Appointment of monitoring body

90.Section 47 enables the Scottish Ministers, by order, to designate one or more persons or bodies to monitor whether relevant public bodies are complying with duties imposed by or under section 44 or whether they are having regard to guidance given under section 45. The person or body is referred to as the “monitoring body”.

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