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The Energy (Northern Ireland) Order 2003

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2.—(1) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 (c. 33) applies to this Order as it applies to an Act of the Assembly.

(2) In this Order—

  • “authorised supplier”—

    (a)

    in relation to electricity, means a person authorised by a licence or exemption to supply electricity;

    (b)

    in relation to gas, means a person authorised by a licence or exemption to supply gas;

  • the Authority” means the Northern Ireland Authority for Energy Regulation;

  • “consumers” includes both existing consumers and future consumers;

  • the Council” means the General Consumer Council for Northern Ireland;

  • the Department” means the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment;

  • “electricity licence” means a licence under Article 10 of the Electricity Order;

  • “the Electricity Order” means the Electricity (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 (NI 1);

  • “gas licence” means a licence under Article 8 of the Gas Order;

  • “the Gas Order” means the Gas (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (NI 2);

  • “licence holder” means the holder of an electricity licence or a gas licence;

  • “Northern Ireland” has the same meaning as in the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (c. 47);

  • “statutory provision” has the meaning given by section 1(f) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954.

(3) Expressions used in this Order, as regards matters relating to electricity, which are defined in Article 2 or 3 of the Electricity Order or used in Part II of that Order have the same meaning as in that Part of that Order.

(4) Expressions used in this Order, as regards matters relating to gas, which are defined in Article 2 or 3 of the Gas Order or used in Part II of that Order have the same meaning as in that Part of that Order.

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