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The Renewables Obligation (Scotland) Order 2002

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Allocation of payments made under article 7

12.—(1) The aggregate of the amounts received by the Authority under article 7 in respect of an obligation period (“the relevant obligation period”) (together with any interest thereon received by the Authority) is referred to in this article as “the buy-out fund”.

(2) The Authority shall pay out the buy-out fund, by the 1st December following the relevant obligation period in accordance with the system of allocation specified in paragraph (3).

(3) The buy-out fund relating to a relevant obligation period shall be divided amongst each of those designated electricity suppliers who, in respect of that period, has complied (in whole or in part) with its renewables obligation by producing to the Authority certificates pursuant to article 3 so that each such supplier receives that proportion of the buy-out fund which is equal to the proportion which the electricity covered by the certificates it has produced to the Authority pursuant to article 3 in respect of the relevant obligation period bears to the total of the electricity covered by all the certificates produced to the Authority pursuant to article 3 in respect of that period.

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