Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015


Number 46 of 2015


CLIMATE ACTION AND LOW CARBON DEVELOPMENT ACT 2015

REVISED

Updated to 12 October 2021


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015 . It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law.

All Acts up to and including the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2021 (32/2021), enacted 23 July 2021, and all statutory instruments up to and including the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015 (Greenhouse Gas Emissions) Regulations 2021 (S.I. No. 531 of 2021), made 12 October 2021, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

Disclaimer: While every care has been taken in the preparation of this Revised Act, the Law Reform Commission can assume no responsibility for and give no guarantees, undertakings or warranties concerning the accuracy, completeness or up to date nature of the information provided and does not accept any liability whatsoever arising from any errors or omissions. Please notify any errors, omissions and comments by email to

revisedacts@lawreform.ie.


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CLIMATE ACTION AND LOW CARBON DEVELOPMENT ACT 2015

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Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment, and preserves the format in which it was passed.

Related legislation

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Acts 2015 to 2021 : this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one ( Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Act 2021 (46/2021), s. 1(3)). The Acts in this group are:

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015 (46/2015)

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Act 2021 (32/2021), other than ss. 19, 20, 21 and 22

Petroleum and Other Minerals Development Acts 1960 to 2021 : this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one ( Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Act 2021 (46/2021), s. 1(4)). The Acts in this group are:

Petroleum and Other Minerals Development Act 1960 (7/1960)

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Act 2021 (32/2021, s. 21

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

An explanation of how to read annotations is available at

www.lawreform.ie/annotations.

Material not updated in this revision

Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked. This information is not represented in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the amended legislation if one is available.

Where legislation or a fragment of legislation is referred to in annotations, changes to this legislation or fragment may not be reflected in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the legislation referred to if one is available.

A list of legislative changes to any Act, and to statutory instruments from 1972, may be found linked from the page of the Act or statutory instrument at

www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Act 2021 (32/2021)

All Acts up to and including Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Act 2021 (32/2021), enacted 23 July 2021, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015 (Greenhouse Gas Emissions) Regulations 2021 (S.I. No. 531 of 2021)

Climate Action and Environment (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 393 of 2016)

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015 (Establishment Day) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 25 of 2016)

All statutory instruments up to and including Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015 (Greenhouse Gas Emissions) Regulations 2021 (S.I. No. 531 of 2021), made 12 October 2021, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 46 of 2015


CLIMATE ACTION AND LOW CARBON DEVELOPMENT ACT 2015

REVISED

Updated to 12 October 2021



Acts Referred to

Companies Act 1990 (No. 33)

Companies Act 2014 (No. 38)

Ethics in Public Office Act 1995 (No. 22)

European Parliament Elections Act 1997 (No. 2)

Freedom of Information Act 2014 (No. 30)

Local Government Act 2001 (No. 37)


Number 46 of 2015


CLIMATE ACTION AND LOW CARBON DEVELOPMENT ACT 2015

REVISED

Updated to 12 October 2021


An Act to provide for the approval of plans by the Government in relation to climate change for the purpose of pursuing the transition to a low carbon, climate resilient and environmentally sustainable economy; to establish a body to be known in the Irish language as An Chomhairle Chomhairleach um Athrú Aeráide or, in the English language, as the Climate Change Advisory Council; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

[10 th December, 2015]

Be it enacted by the Oireachtas as follows: