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The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme and Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2015

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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme and Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2015 No. 145

PART 3Amendments to the 2014 Regulations

Amendment to the 2014 Regulations

10.  The 2014 Regulations are amended in accordance with regulations 11 to 13.

Amendment to regulation 2 (interpretation)

11.  In regulation 2 of the 2014 Regulations, after the definition of “applicant” insert—

“approved sustainable fuel” means solid biomass which is listed under a scheme approved by the Secretary of State in accordance with regulation 36E of the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2011;.

Amendment to regulation 41 (ongoing obligations: annual declarations)

12.  In regulation 41, after paragraph (f) insert—

(g)where the accredited domestic plant is a biomass plant—

(i)that all solid biomass used in that plant on or after 5th October 2015 was an approved sustainable fuel, or a fuel in respect of which the Secretary of State has made a declaration under regulation 36E(5) of the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2011, and

(ii)the authorisation number or other means of identification allocated to that fuel by the scheme under which, at the time it was received by the participant, that fuel was listed..

Sustainable solid biomass

13.  After regulation 42 insert—

42A.(1) A participant who uses solid biomass in an accredited domestic plant on or after 5th October 2015 must only use solid biomass which meets the requirement in paragraph (2) in that plant.

(2) The requirement in this paragraph is that—

(a)the solid biomass was, at the time when it was received by the participant, an approved sustainable fuel; or

(b)the Secretary of State has made a declaration under regulation 36E(5) of the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2011 in respect of that solid biomass..

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