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Part III E+W+S Cases where Procedure under Part II need not be followed

Orders transferring functions from one [F1public gas supplier]to anotherE+W+S

14(1)Part II of this Schedule shall not apply to an order which varies a storage authorisation order and the sole purpose of which is the transfer of the benefit of, or functions under, the storage authorisation order from one [F2public gas supplier]to another, or to make any other change in the [F3public gas transporters]having the benefit of, or exercising functions under, the storage authorisation order.E+W+S

(2)The [F3public gas supplier]in whose favour any such order is made shall, within three weeks of the date when responsibility for the underground gas storage to which the order relates is transferred in pursuance of the order, serve notice of the transfer—

(a)on the Minister,

(b)on every local planning authority, local authority and river authority within whose area any part of the storage area or of the protective area lies,

(c)on all statutory water undertakers within whose limits of supply any part of the storage area or of the protective area lies, or who are the holders of a statutory licence to abstract water within either of those areas, and

(d)on every owner, lessee and occupier (except tenants for a month or any period less than a month) of any land within the storage area or within the protective area.

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F3Words in Sch. 2 para. 14(1) substituted (1.3.1996) by 1995 c. 45 s. 16(1), Sch. 4 para. 7(3)

Orders varying nature of gas storedE+W+S

15Part II of this Schedule shall not apply to an order which varies a storage authorisation order and the sole purpose of which is to vary the provisions of the storage authorisation order as to the nature of the gas which may be stored in the gas storage area.E+W+S

16(1)If any such order is an order the effect of which is to authorise the storage of gas of a nature which would not be authorised apart from that order, the procedure for making the order shall be that prescribed in the following provisions of this paragraph.E+W+S

(2)The [F4public gas supplier]may apply to the Minister to make the order after serving notice of their application—

(a)on every local planning [F5authority, [F6every local authority who are not a local planning authority and every] river authority within][F5authority and every local authority who are not a local planning authority, being, in either case, an authority within] whose area any part of the storage area or of the protective area lies,

(b)on all statutory water undertakers within whose [F7limits of supply][F7area] any part of the storage area or the protective area lies, or who are the holders of a statutory licence to abstract water within either of those areas, and

[F8(bb)on the National Rivers Authority, and]

(c)on every owner, lessee and occupier (except tenants for a month or any period less than a month) of any land within the storage area or within the protective area,

stating that representations by any of those persons may be made to the Minister within twenty-eight days of the date on which the notice is served.

(3)[F9The applicant]shall inform the Minister of the dates of service of notice under this paragraph.

(4)The Minister shall take into consideration the application and all representations with respect to the application which are duly made within the period specified in the notices and may, if he thinks fit, and if he is satisfied that the proper notices have been served under the foregoing provisions of this paragraph, make the order applied for.

(5)If the order is made, the [F4public gas supplier]shall serve a copy of the order on every person on whom notice of the application is required to be served under this paragraph.

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F5Words from “authority and every” to “within” substituted (E.W.) for the words from “authority, every” to “within” by virtue of Water Act 1989 (c. 15, SIF 130), s. 190(1), Sch. 25 para. 32(6)(a) (with ss. 58(7), 101(1), 141(6), 160(1)(2)(4), 163, 189(4)–(10), 190, 193(1), Sch. 26 paras. 3(1)(2), 17, 40(4), 57(6), 58.

F7Word “area” substituted (E.W.) for words “limits of supply” by Water Act 1989 (c.15, SIF 130), s. 190(1), Sch. 25 para. 32(6)(b)(with ss. 58(7), 101(1), 141(6), 160(1)(2)(4), 163, 189(4)–(10), 190, 193(1), Sch. 26 paras. 3(1)(2), 17, 40(4), 57(6), 58.

F8Sch. 2 paras. 4(2)(bb), 7(3)(bb), 12(1)(bb) and 16(2)(bb) inserted (E.W.) by Water Act 1989 (c. 15, SIF 130), s. 190(1), Sch. 25 para. 32(6)(c) (with ss. 58(7), 101(1), 141(6), 160(1)(2)(4), 163, 189(4)–(10), 190, 193(1), Sch. 26 paras. 3(1)(2), 17, 40(4), 57(6), 58.

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