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Renewables Obligation Order (Northern Ireland) 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2 THE RENEWABLES OBLIGATION

    1. 3.The renewables obligation

    2. 4.The amount of the renewables obligation

  4. PART 3 ELECTRICITY FROM RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES

    1. 5.Eligible renewable sources: general

    2. 6.Eligible renewable sources: qualifying arrangement

    3. 7.Eligible renewable sources: other fuels

    4. 8.Eligible renewable sources: supplemental

    5. 9.Calculation of amount of electricity generated from eligible renewable sources

    6. 10.Calculation of amount of electricity supplied to customers

  5. PART 4 ALTERNATIVE WAYS OF DISCHARGING RENEWABLES OBLIGATION

    1. 11.Alternative way of discharging renewables obligation: payments

    2. 12.Alternative way of discharging renewables obligation: GBROCs

    3. 13.Further provision in relation to production of NIROCs and GBROCs

  6. PART 5 NIROCS: ISSUE AND REVOCATION

    1. 14.Obligation to issue NIROCs

    2. 15.Criteria for issue of NIROCs

    3. 16.Criteria for issue of NIROCs: supplemental

    4. 17.NIROCs: financial bids

    5. 18.Procedure and calculations for issue of NIROCs

    6. 19.NIROC Register

    7. 20.Revocation of NIROCs

    8. 21.Small generators

  7. PART 6 PAYMENTS OUT OF THE BUY-OUT FUND

    1. 22.Allocation of payments made under Article 11

  8. PART 7 LATE PAYMENTS

    1. 23.Late Payments

  9. PART 8 PROVISION OF INFORMATION AND FUNCTIONS OF THE AUTHORITY

    1. 24.Provision of information to the Authority

    2. 25.Exchange of information with the Great Britain Authority

    3. 26.Functions of the Authority

    4. 27.Preliminary accreditation and accreditation of generating stations

  10. PART 9 REVOCATION, TRANSITIONAL AND SAVINGS

    1. 28.Revocation, Transitional and Savings

  11. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY FOR GBROCS

      1. 1.The electricity to which the GBROC relates was generated from...

      2. 2.The electricity to which the GBROC relates was not generated...

      3. 3.The electricity to which the GBROC relates was not generated...

      4. 4.The electricity to which the GBROC relates was not generated...

      5. 5.Subject to paragraphs 6 and 7, the electricity to which...

      6. 6.Paragraph 5 shall not apply in relation to a GBROC...

      7. 7.Paragraph 5 shall not apply in relation to a GBROC...

      8. 8.The electricity to which the GBROC relates was not generated...

      9. 9.The electricity to which the GBROC relates was not generated...

      10. 10.After 31st March 2009, the electricity to which the GBROC...

      11. 11.In paragraph 10 “the specified percentage” means—

      12. 12.After 31st March 2016, the electricity to which the GBROC...

      13. 13.The electricity to which the GBROC relates was not generated...

      14. 14.The electricity to which the GBROC relates was not generated...

      15. 15.The electricity to which the GBROC relates was not generated...

      16. 16.Paragraph 17 applies where— (i) a qualifying arrangement (“the applicable...

      17. 17.If this paragraph applies then it is a condition of...

      18. 18.Paragraph 19 applies where an extant qualifying arrangement (“the applicable...

      19. 19.If this paragraph applies then it is a condition of...

      20. 20.Paragraphs 17 and 19 shall not apply to a GBROC...

      21. 21.In paragraphs 17 and 19, in relation to a person...

      22. 22.The references in paragraph 21 to the first person and...

      23. 23.For the purposes of paragraphs 16 to 22, a generating...

      24. 24.For the purposes of paragraph 5, the main components of...

      25. 25.The following terms shall have the meanings given below where...

      26. 26.In paragraphs 16 to 23 “qualifying arrangement” has the meaning...

      27. 27.Paragraph 28 applies, where in respect of any generating station,...

      28. 28.In the case of a generating station referred to in...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      AMOUNT OF THE RENEWABLES OBLIGATION

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      THE REGISTER

      1. 1.The Authority shall maintain the Register (which may be in...

      2. 2.Particulars of a NIROC comprise— (a) the name of the...

      3. 3.A person may only be the registered holder of a...

      4. 4.The Authority may from time to time draw up procedural...

      5. 5.The Authority shall delete from the Register any NIROC which—...

      6. 6.Where the registered holder of a NIROC and a person...

      7. 7.Where the Authority receives in writing a request for substitution...

      8. 8.Where a NIROC is issued in accordance with Article 14...

      9. 9.The substitute shall not be the registered holder of the...

      10. 10.The Register may be amended by a decision of the...

      11. 11.The contents of the Register (including the entries referred to...

      12. 12.Where any person considers that an entry maintained in respect...

      13. 13.The Authority shall in any procedural guidelines which it produces...

  12. Explanatory Note

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