Scottish Statutory Instruments

2011 No. 440

Climate Change

The Climate Change (Limit on Carbon Units) (Scotland) Order 2011


13th December 2011

Coming into force

31st December 2011

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 21(1) and (4) of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009(1).

In accordance with section 96(4) of that Act(2), a draft of this instrument has been laid before and approved by resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

Before the draft was so laid, the Scottish Ministers requested the advice of the relevant body(3) in accordance with section 23(1) of that Act.


Section 96(4) has been modified by paragraph 5 of schedule 3 to the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 asp 10.


In terms of section 5(7)(a) and (8) of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 the relevant body is the UK Committee on Climate Change.