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Fuel Poverty (Targets, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Act 2019

The fuel poverty strategy

Section 8

54.Section 8 requires the finalised strategy to be both published and laid before the Scottish Parliament. This must be done as soon as reasonably practicable after the end of the period given to the Parliament under section 7(5) for its consideration of the draft.

55.As soon as reasonably practicable after that, Ministers must also publish and lay before the Scottish Parliament a report setting out the consultation process that was carried out in accordance with section 7 and how views expressed during that process were taken into account. Ministers must also make a statement to the Parliament about the strategy.

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