Make provision for the display of climate change information in motor vehicle
advertising and registration documents.
Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and
consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present
Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—
Climate change information in motor vehicle advertising
Any advertisement for a motor vehicle must contain information about the
impact of the advertised product on climate change.
The information referred to in subsection (1) must include—
all the information published in the Vehicle Certification Agency’s
point of sale label for the vehicle;
a statement from the Government Chief Scientific Adviser on the
relationship between greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.
The information referred to in subsection (2) must—
in the case of a printed advertisement, occupy not less than 25 per cent
of the total space occupied by the advertisement;
in the case of an advertisement on television or film, or other medium
using moving images, feature for no less than 25 per cent of the total
time of the advertisement.
A person or organisation that causes to be published or broadcast an
advertisement that does not comply with the provisions of this section is guilty
A person or body guilty of an offence under this section is liable on summary
conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.
Vehicle registration document
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency shall provide with each licence
issued after this Act comes into force the information referred to in section 1(2).