Climate Change (Scotland) Bill (Ex) (E)

 

Outcome: E

A Bill to set a target for the year 2050, an interim target for the year 2030, and to provide for annual targets, for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions; to provide about the giving of advice to the Scottish Ministers relating to climate change; to confer power on Ministers to impose climate change duties on public bodies; to make further provision about mitigation of and adaptation to climate change; to make provision about energy efficiency; to make provision about the reduction and recycling of waste; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill received Royal Assent on 4 August 2009.

Stage 1

The lead committee for Stage 1 was the Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee. 

Lead committee: Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change 

The Bill was also considered by the following committees:

Secondary committee: Rural Affairs and Environment

Other committees:

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee:

Finance Committee:

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

Chamber proceedings at Stage 1 (6 May 2009):

Chamber proceedings at Stage 1 (7 May 2009):

The Bill passed Stage 1 on 7 May 2009.

 

The deadline for Stage 1 was 8 May 2009.

After Stage 1

The Subordinate Legislation Committee considered the Scottish Government’s response to points raised on the delegated powers provisions in this Bill in its Stage 1 report.

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

Stage 2

Stage 2

The Bill was referred to the Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee at Stage 2.

26 May 2009 (Consideration of amendments, Day 1)

2 June 2009 (Consideration of amendments, Day 2)

9 June 2009 (Consideration of amendments, Day 3 )

Stage 2 was completed on 9 June 2009.

The deadline for completion of Stage 2 was 12 June 2009.

After Stage 2

The Subordinate Legislation Committee considered the delegated powers provisions in this Bill after Stage 2.

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

SPICe briefing on Bill (Parliamentary Consideration prior to Stage 3):

Stage 3

The Stage 3 debate was held on 24 June 2009.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 3 (24 June 2009):

The Bill passed Stage 3 on 24 June 2009.

The following volume, published on 4 September 2013, contains all the material relevant to the passage of this Bill:

Royal Assent

The Bill received Royal Assent on 4 August 2009.

Passage of the Bill: