Publication - Impact assessment

The Single Use Carrier Bags (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2021: business and regulatory impact assessment

Published: 13 Jan 2021
Directorate:
Environment and Forestry Directorate
Part of:
Environment and climate change
ISBN:
9781800045385

Final Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment (BRIA) for proposed changes to the Single Use Carrier Bags (Scotland) Regulations 2021.

The Single Use Carrier Bags (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2021: business and regulatory impact assessment
Footnotes

Footnotes

1. RSPB Scotland consultation response: Safeguarding Scotland’s resources

2. The Single Use Carrier Bags Charge (Scotland) Regulations 2014 

3. Carrier bag charge: ‘One year on’ 

4. Supporting Scotland’s communities: 2019 report into charitable giving and community support by the Scottish retail industry

5. Marine Conservation Society: Number of plastic bags on Scotland’s beaches continues to drop 

6. Data provided by the Marine Conservation Society to Zero Waste Scotland

7. WRAP figures on carrier bag use 

8. Single-use carrier bags charge: data in England for 2019 to 2020

9. The sale and use of carrier bags in Wales 

10. Plastic bags – the Single Use Carrier Bag Charge

11. Single-use plastic carrier bags charge: Data in England for 2017 to 2018

12. Calculated using historic 2002 exchange rate of 0.628137

13. Calculated using historic 2007 exchange rate of 0.684504

14. Post-implementation review of the single use carrier bag charge in Wales: Final report 

15. Checking out on plastics II: Breakthroughs and backtracking from supermarkets 

16. Single-use plastic carrier bags charge data for England

17. Single use carrier bags: extending and increasing the charge - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

18. National Performance Framework

19. National Indicators

20. Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Act 2019

21. Climate Change Plan: third report on proposals and policies 2018-2032 (RPP3)

22. Climate Change Plan: Third Report on Proposals and Policies 2018-2032

23. Securing a Green Recovery on a Path to Net Zero: Climate Change Plan 2018–2032 - update - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

24. UN Sustainable Development Goals

25. Programme for Government 2020-21

26. https://www.gov.scot/publications/delivering-scotlands-circular-economy-proposals-legislation/pages/9/

27. Developing Scotland’s Circular Economy: Proposals for Legislation. Analysis of Responses

28. Developing Scotland’s Circular Economy: Proposals for Legislation. Analysis of Responses

29. IG: Best Supermarket stocks to watch in 2020

30. Calculated using historic 2002 exchange rate of 0.628137

31. Calculated using historic 2007 exchange rate of 0.684504

32. Green Budget Europe: Plastic Bag Levy in Ireland 

33. Checking Out on Plastics II: Breakthroughs and backtracking from supermarkets 

34. Single-use plastic carrier bags charge data for England

35. Plastic bag tax - to be increased and extended

36. Retail portal for Carrier Bag Commitment signatories

37. The Single Use Carrier Bags (Scotland) Regulations 2014

38. Supporting Scotland’s communities: 2019 report into charitable giving and community support by the Scottish retail industry


Contact

Email: circulareconomy@gov.scot