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

Section 25 – Programmes for adaptation to climate change

128.Section 25 amends section 53 of the 2009 Act (programmes for adaptation to climate change) to require that the Scottish Ministers must include, in the programme laid before the Scottish Parliament under section 53(2) which (amongst other things) sets out their objectives in relation to adaptation to climate change, an objective in relation to Scotland’s contribution to international climate change adaptation in line with international best practice.

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