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The Electricity and Gas (Smart Meters Licensable Activity) Order 2012

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 General

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. PART 2 Amendments to the Electricity Act 1989

    1. 2.Amendments to the Electricity Act 1989

    2. 3.Amendment to section 3A (the principal objective and general duties of the Secretary of State and the Authority)

    3. 4.Amendment to section 4 (prohibition on unlicensed supply etc)

    4. 5.Amendment to section 5 (exemptions from prohibition)

    5. 6.Amendment to section 6 (licences authorising supply, etc)

    6. 7.Amendment to section 6A (procedure for licence applications)

    7. 8.Amendment to section 7 (conditions of licences: general)

    8. 9.Amendment to section 7A (transfer of licences)

    9. 10.Amendment to section 47 (general functions)

    10. 11.Amendment to section 56A (power to alter activities requiring licence)

    11. 12.Amendment to section 58 (directions restricting the use of certain information)

    12. 13.Amendment to section 64 (interpretation etc of Part 1)

    13. 14.Amendment to section 96 (directions for preserving security)

    14. 15.Amendment to section 98 (provision of statistical information)

    15. 16.Amendment to Schedule 6A (provisions imposing obligations enforceable as relevant requirements)

  4. PART 3 Amendments to the Gas Act 1986

    1. 17.Amendments to the Gas Act 1986

    2. 18.Amendment to 4AA (the principal objective and general duties of the Secretary of State and the Authority)

    3. 19.Amendment to section 5 (prohibition on unlicensed activities)

    4. 20.Amendment to section 6A (exemptions from prohibition)

    5. 21.Insertion of section 7AB (licensing of a person providing a smart meter communication service)

    6. 22.Amendment to section 7B (licences: general)

    7. 23.Amendment to section 8AA (transfer of licences)

    8. 24.Amendment to section 23B (appeal to the Competition Commission)

    9. 25.Amendment to section 36 (keeping of register)

    10. 26.Amendment to section 41C (power to alter activities requiring licence)

    11. 27.Amendment to section 48 (interpretation of Part 1 and savings)

    12. 28.Amendment to Schedule 4B (provisions imposing obligations enforceable as relevant requirements)

  5. PART 4 Amendments to other primary legislation

    1. 29.Amendment to the Insolvency Act 1986

    2. 30.Amendments to the Utilities Act 2000

    3. 31.Amendments to the Enterprise Act 2002

    4. 32.Amendment to the Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Act 2007

    5. 33.Amendment to the Energy Act 2008

  6. PART 5 Amendments to secondary legislation

    1. 34.Amendment to the Public Interest Disclosure (Prescribed Persons) Order 1999

    2. 35.Amendment to the Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations 2002

  7. PART 6 Amendments to standard conditions of electricity licences

    1. 36.Amendments to the standard conditions of electricity distribution licences

    2. 37.Amendments to the standard conditions of electricity supply licences

  8. PART 7 Transitional exemptions

    1. 38.Smart meter communications service exemptions

  9. Signature

  10. Explanatory Note

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