Climate Change (No. 2) Bill

Bill Number: Bill 28/17-22

Bill Type: Executive

Bill Sponsor: Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

The Climate Change (No. 2) Bill is:

A Bill to set targets for the years 2050, 2040 and 2030 for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions; to provide for a system of carbon budgeting; to provide for reporting and statements against those targets and budgets; to confer power to impose climate change reporting duties on public bodies; to provide for reports and advice from the Committee on Climate Change; and for connected purposes.

Stages of a Bill

Bill StageDate Completed / StatusAll Associated documents and links
Stage 1First Stage 5 July 2021

Bill as Introduced (HTM) (PDF)
Explanatory and Financial Memorandum (HTM) (PDF)

Official Report - 5 July 2021

Stage 2Second Stage 27 September 2021  Official Report - 27 September 2021
Committee StageCommittee Stage    
Consideration StageConsideration Stage    
Further Consideration StageFurther Consideration Stage    
Final StageFinal Stage    
Royal AssentRoyal Assent    

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