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Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Act 2019

Section 22 – Reports on land use strategy

105.Section 22 inserts a new section 37A (reports on land use strategy) into the 2009 Act. The following paragraphs refer to the subsections of new section 37A.

106.Subsection (1) requires the Scottish Ministers to lay a report on progress towards implementing the land use strategy (produced under section 57 of the 2009 Act), including how the strategy will contribute towards achieving the targets in the Act.

107.Subsection (2) requires each report prepared under subsection (1) to be published and laid before the Scottish Parliament, as soon as reasonably practicable after the end of each financial year. Subsection (3) gives the Scottish Ministers discretion to include in a report under subsection (1) any additional information as they consider appropriate.

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