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Climate Change Bill [HL]


 

Climate Change Bill [HL]

 

[AS AMENDED ON REPORT]

 
 

Contents

Part 1

Carbon target and budgeting

Principal aim

1   

Climate change

The target for 2050

2   

The target for 2050

3   

Amendment of 2050 target or baseline year

4   

Consultation on order amending 2050 target or baseline year

Carbon budgeting

5   

Carbon budgets

6   

Level of carbon budgets

7   

Amendment of target percentages

8   

Consultation on order setting or amending target percentages

9   

Setting of carbon budgets for budgetary periods

10   

Consultation on carbon budgets

11   

Matters to be taken into account in connection with carbon budgets

Indicative annual ranges

12   

Duty to provide indicative annual ranges for net UK carbon account

Proposals and policies for meeting carbon budgets

13   

Duty to prepare proposals and policies for meeting carbon budgets

14   

Duty to report on proposals and policies for meeting carbon budgets

Determination whether objectives met

15   

Annual statement of UK emissions

16   

Powers to carry amounts from one budgetary period to another

17   

Final statement for budgetary period

 

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18   

Duty to report on proposals and policies for compensating for budget excess

19   

Final statement for 2050

Alteration of budgets or budgetary periods

20   

Alteration of carbon budgets

21   

Consultation on alteration of carbon budgets

22   

Alteration of budgetary periods

Targeted greenhouse gases

23   

Targeted greenhouse gases

24   

Base years for targeted greenhouse gases other than CO2

Carbon units, carbon accounting and the net UK carbon account

25   

UK domestic effort

26   

Carbon units and carbon accounting

27   

Net UK carbon account

28   

Procedure for regulations under section 26 or 27

Other supplementary provisions

29   

UK emissions and removals of greenhouse gases

30   

Emissions from international passenger travel or imports or exports of goods

31   

Procedure for regulations under section 30

Part 2

The Committee on Climate Change

The Committee

32   

The Committee on Climate Change

Functions of the Committee

33   

Advice on level of 2050 target

34   

Advice in connection with carbon budgets

35   

Reports on progress

36   

Response to Committee’s reports on progress

37   

Duty to provide advice or other assistance on request

Supplementary provisions

38   

General ancillary powers

39   

Grants to the Committee

40   

Powers to give guidance

41   

Powers to give directions

Interpretation

42   

Interpretation of Part 2

 
 

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Part 3

Trading schemes

Trading schemes

43   

Trading schemes

44   

Activities to which trading schemes may apply

45   

Matters that may or must be provided for in regulations

Authorities and regulations

46   

Relevant national authorities

47   

Procedure for making regulations

48   

Further provisions about regulations

Other supplementary provisions

49   

Information

50   

Powers to give guidance

51   

Powers to give directions

52   

Grants to administrators and participants

53   

Power to make consequential provision

Interpretation

54   

Interpretation of Part 3

Part 4

Impact of and adaptation to climate change

National reports and programmes

55   

Report on impact of climate change

56   

Programme for adaptation to climate change

57   

Report on progress in connection with adaptation

58   

Programme for adaptation to climate change: Northern Ireland

Reporting authorities: non-devolved functions

59   

Guidance by Secretary of State to reporting authorities

60   

Directions by Secretary of State to prepare reports

61   

Compliance with Secretary of State’s directions

62   

Consent of, or consultation with, devolved authorities

63   

Report on exercise of power to give directions

Reporting authorities: devolved Welsh functions

64   

Guidance by Welsh Ministers to reporting authorities

65   

Directions by Welsh Ministers to prepare reports

66   

Compliance with Welsh Ministers’ directions

67   

Consent of, or consultation with, Secretary of State

 
 

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Interpretation

68   

Interpretation

Part 5

Other provisions

Waste reduction schemes

69   

Waste reduction schemes

70   

Waste reduction provisions: piloting

71   

Waste reduction provisions: report and review

72   

Waste reduction provisions: interim report

73   

Waste reduction provisions: roll-out or repeal

Renewable transport fuel obligations

74   

Renewable transport fuel obligations

Miscellaneous

75   

Report on climate change: Wales

76   

Climate change measures reports in Wales

77   

Repeal of previous reporting obligation

78   

Power of Ministers and departments to offset greenhouse gas emissions

79   

Fines for offences relating to pollution

Part 6

General supplementary provisions

Territorial scope of provisions relating to greenhouse gas emissions

80   

Territorial scope of provisions relating to greenhouse gas emissions

Orders and regulations

81   

Orders and regulations

82   

Affirmative and negative resolution procedure

Interpretation

83   

Meaning of “greenhouse gas”

84   

Measurement of emissions etc by reference to carbon dioxide equivalent

85   

Meaning of “international carbon reporting practice”

86   

Meaning of “national authority”

87   

Meaning of “relevant Northern Ireland department”

88   

Minor definitions

89   

Index of defined expressions

Final provisions

90   

Extent

91   

Commencement

 
 

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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

Part 1   —   

Main provisions

Part 2   —   

Consequential amendments

Schedule 6   —   

Renewable transport fuel obligations

 
 

 
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