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The Renewables Obligation Order (Northern Ireland) 2007

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II

    1. 3.The renewables obligation

    2. 4.The amount of the renewables obligation

  4. PART III

    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

  5. PART IV

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

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

    3. 12.Alternative way of discharging renewables obligation: NIROCs certifying the matters in Article 54(2ZB) or (2ZC) of the Energy Order

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

  6. PART V NIROCs

    1. 14.Obligation to issue NIROCs

    2. 15.Issue of NIROCs to agents

    3. 16.Criteria for issue of NIROCs

    4. 17.Criteria for issue of NIROCs: supplemental

    5. 18.Criteria for issue of NIROCs to agents: supplemental

    6. 19.Issuing NIROCs certifying the matters in Article 54(2ZA) or (2ZC) of the Energy Order: supplemental

    7. 20.NIROCs: financial bids

    8. 21.Procedure and calculations for issue of NIROCs

    9. 22.NIROC Register

    10. 23.Revocation of NIROCs

    11. 24.Small generators

  7. PART VI

    1. 25.Allocation of payments made under Article 10

  8. PART VII

    1. 26.Late Payments

  9. PART VIII

    1. 27.Provision of information to the Authority

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

    3. 29.Functions of the Authority

    4. 30.Preliminary accreditation and accreditation of generating stations

  10. PART IX

    1. 31.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 31stMarch2016, the electricity to which the GBROC relates was...

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

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

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

      14. 14.Paragraph 15 applies where— (i) a qualifying arrangement (“the applicable...

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

      16. 16.Paragraph 17 applies where an extant qualifying arrangement (“the applicable...

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

      18. 18.Paragraphs 15 and 17 shall not apply to a GBROC...

      19. 19.In paragraphs 15 and 17, in relation to a person...

      20. 20.The references in paragraph 19 to the first person and...

      21. 21.For the purposes of paragraphs 14 to 20, a generating...

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

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

      24. 24.In paragraphs 14 to 21 “qualifying arrangement” has the meaning...

      25. 25.Paragraph 26 applies, where in respect of any generating station,...

      26. 26.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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