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The Electricity (Northern Ireland) Order 1992

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Amendments relating to statutory undertakers, etc.

1.  In the [1939 c. 15 (N.I.)] Civil Defence Act (Northern Ireland) 1939 references to public utility undertakers shall be construed as including references to a person who is carrying on activities which he is authorised by a licence or exemption to carry on and references to an electricity undertaking shall be construed as references to the undertaking carried on by any such person.

2.  The holder of a licence under Article 10(1) shall be deemed to be a statutory undertaker and his undertaking a statutory undertaking for the purposes of section 4 of the [1948 c. 17] Requisitioned Land and War Works Act 1948.

3.  In the [1982 c. 16] Civil Aviation Act 1982—

(a)for the purposes of sections 47 and 49, a licence holder shall be deemed to be a statutory undertaker and his undertaking a statutory undertaking;

(b)the reference in section 48(6) to an electricity undertaker shall be construed as a reference to a licence holder who is entitled to exercise any power conferred by Schedule 4.

4.  A licence holder who is entitled to exercise any power conferred by Schedule 3 or 4 shall be deemed to be a statutory undertaker for the purposes of Article 4 of the [1985 NI 1] Nature Conservation and Amenity Lands (Northern Ireland) Order 1985.

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