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Climate Change Bill [HL]


 

Climate Change Bill [HL]

 

[AS AMENDED IN COMMITTEE]

 
 

Contents

Part 1

Carbon target and budgeting

The target for 2050

1   

The target for 2050

2   

Amendment of 2050 target or baseline year

3   

Consultation on order amending 2050 target or baseline year

Carbon budgeting

4   

Carbon budgets

5   

Level of carbon budgets

6   

Amendment of target percentages

7   

Consultation on order setting or amending target percentages

8   

Setting of carbon budgets for budgetary periods

9   

Consultation on carbon budgets

10   

Matters to be taken into account in connection with carbon budgets

11   

Duty to report on proposals and policies for meeting carbon budgets

Determination whether objectives met

12   

Annual statement of UK emissions

13   

Powers to carry amounts from one budgetary period to another

14   

Final statement for budgetary period

15   

Final statement for 2050

Alteration of budgets or budgetary periods

16   

Alteration of carbon budgets

17   

Consultation on alteration of carbon budgets

18   

Alteration of budgetary periods

Targeted greenhouse gases

19   

Targeted greenhouse gases

20   

Base years for targeted greenhouse gases other than CO2

 

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Carbon units, carbon accounting and the net UK carbon account

21   

Carbon units and carbon accounting

22   

Net UK carbon account

23   

Consultation and parliamentary procedure for regulations

Other supplementary provisions

24   

UK emissions and removals of greenhouse gases

25   

Emissions from international aviation or international shipping

Part 2

The Committee on Climate Change

The Committee

26   

The Committee on Climate Change

Functions of the Committee

27   

Advice in connection with carbon budgets

28   

Reports on progress

29   

Response to Committee’s reports on progress

30   

Duty to provide advice or other assistance on request

Supplementary provisions

31   

General ancillary powers

32   

Grants to the Committee

33   

Powers to give guidance

34   

Powers to give directions

Interpretation

35   

Interpretation of Part 2

Part 3

Trading schemes

Trading schemes

36   

Trading schemes

37   

Activities to which trading schemes may apply

38   

Matters that may or must be provided for in regulations

Authorities and regulations

39   

Relevant national authorities

40   

Procedure for making regulations

41   

Further provisions about regulations

 
 

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Other supplementary provisions

42   

Information

43   

Powers to give guidance

44   

Powers to give directions

45   

Grants to administrators and participants

46   

Power to make consequential provision

Interpretation

47   

Interpretation of Part 3

Part 4

Impact of and adaptation to climate change

National reports and programmes

48   

Report on impact of climate change

49   

Programme for adaptation to climate change

50   

Programme for adaptation to climate change: Northern Ireland

Reporting authorities: non-devolved functions

51   

Guidance by Secretary of State to reporting authorities

52   

Directions by Secretary of State to prepare reports

53   

Compliance with Secretary of State’s directions

54   

Consent of, or consultation with, devolved authorities

Reporting authorities: devolved Welsh functions

55   

Guidance by Welsh Ministers to reporting authorities

56   

Directions by Welsh Ministers to prepare reports

57   

Compliance with Welsh Ministers’ directions

58   

Consent of, or consultation with, Secretary of State

Interpretation

59   

Interpretation of sections 51 to 58

Part 5

Other provisions

Waste reduction schemes

60   

Waste reduction schemes

61   

Waste reduction provisions: piloting

62   

Waste reduction provisions: report and review

63   

Waste reduction provisions: roll-out or repeal

Renewable transport fuel obligations

64   

Renewable transport fuel obligations

 
 

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Miscellaneous

65   

Report on climate change: Wales

66   

Climate change measures reports in Wales

67   

Repeal of previous reporting obligation

68   

Power of Ministers and departments to offset greenhouse gas emissions

69   

Fines for offences relating to pollution

Part 6

General supplementary provisions

Territorial scope of provisions relating to greenhouse gas emissions

70   

Territorial scope of provisions relating to greenhouse gas emissions

Orders and regulations

71   

Orders and regulations

72   

Affirmative and negative resolution procedure

Interpretation

73   

Meaning of “greenhouse gas”

74   

Measurement of emissions etc by reference to carbon dioxide equivalent

75   

Meaning of “international carbon reporting practice”

76   

Meaning of “national authority”

77   

Meaning of “relevant Northern Ireland department”

78   

Minor definitions

79   

Index of defined expressions

Final provisions

80   

Extent

81   

Commencement

82   

Short title

Schedule 1   —   

The Committee on Climate Change

Schedule 2   —   

Trading schemes

Part 1   —   

Schemes limiting activities

Part 2   —   

Schemes encouraging activities

Part 3   —   

Administration and enforcement

Schedule 3   —   

Trading schemes regulations: further provisions

Part 1   —   

Regulations made by a single national authority

Part 2   —   

Regulations made by two or more national authorities

Part 3   —   

Power to make provision by Order in Council

Schedule 4   —   

Trading schemes: powers to require information

Schedule 5   —   

Waste reduction schemes

Schedule 6   —   

Renewable transport fuel obligations

 
 

 
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