Explanatory Notes

Marine (Scotland) Act 2010

2010 asp 5

10 March 2010

The Act

Part 2 – General Duties

Section 4 – Mitigation of and adaptation to climate change

8.Scottish Ministers and public authorities are required to take the best course of action to mitigate, and adapt to, climate change when exercising any function under this Act, the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 (asp 12), or any other enactment (so far as it is consistent with the purpose of the function concerned).