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

Section 30 – Meaning of the 2009 Act

136.Section 30 defines “the 2009 Act” to mean the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009. The amendments in the Act are being made to the 2009 Act and the definition section recognises that as the principal Act being amended and allows multiple shorthand references to it to be made for the purposes of this Act.

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