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The Competition and Service (Electricity) (Northern Ireland) Order 1992

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Article 9(1).

SCHEDULE 1MINOR AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS OF THE ELECTRICITY ORDER

1.  In Article 3 (interpretation of Part II), in the definition of “relevant requirement”, after “26” add “43(3), 44(3), 45A or 45B”.

2.  In Article 26 (determination of disputes), after paragraph (1) insert the following paragraph—

(1A) Any person making an order under paragraph (1) shall include in the order his reasons for reaching his decision with respect to the dispute..

3.  In Article 31 (power to require information, etc.), after “28” insert “or 45B”.

4.  In Article 42 (performance in individual cases), after paragraph (5) insert the following paragraph—

(5A) Any person making an order under paragraph (5) shall include in the order his reasons for reaching his decision with respect to the dispute..

5.  In Article 44 (promotion of efficient use of electricity), at the end add the following paragraph—

(3) Each public electricity supplier shall, in such form and manner and with such frequency as the Director may direct, take steps to inform his customers of—

(a)the standards determined under this Article which are applicable to that supplier; and

(b)that supplier’s level of performance as respects those standards..

6.  In Schedule 7 (use of electricity meters), in paragraph 2, for sub-paragraph (2) substitute the following sub-paragraphs—

(2) If the electricity supplier agrees, the meter may be provided by the customer; but otherwise it shall be provided by the electricity supplier (whether by way of sale, hire or loan).

(2A) A public electricity supplier may refuse to allow one of his customers to provide a meter only if there are reasonable grounds for his refusal..

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