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Energy Act 1976

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Permanent and reserve powers for energy conservation and control

    1. 1. General control by order.

    2. 2. Reserve power to control by government directions.

    3. 3. Implementation of reserve powers.

    4. 4. Other powers.

    5. 5. Temporary relief from restrictive practices law.

  3. Maintenance of fuel reserves

    1. 6. Bulk stocks of petroleum, etc.

    2. 7. Fuel stocks at power stations.

    3. 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 9. Liquefaction of offshore natural gas.

  4. Other measures for controlling energy sources and promoting economy

    1. 12.Disposal of gas by flaring, etc.

    2. 13.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 14. Fuelling of new and converted power stations.

    4. 15. Passenger car fuel consumption.

  5. Miscellaneous and general

    1. 16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 17. Orders and directions.

    3. 18. Administration, enforcement and offences.

    4. 19. Penalties.

    5. 20. Financial provision.

    6. 21. Interpretation.

    7. 22. Repeals and savings.

    8. 23. Citation, commencement and extent.

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Relaxations of Road Traffic and Transport Law Permissible under Section 4(2)

      1. 1.(1) A person acting under and in accordance with a...

      2. 1.(1) A person acting under and in accordance with a...

      3. 2.(1) A person acting under and in accordance with such...

      4. 3.A person acting under and in accordance with such an...

      5. 4.(1) A person charged under section 143 of the Road...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Administration and other matters

      1. Power to obtain information

        1. 1.(1) Subject to the provisions of this paragraph, the Secretary...

      2. Power to call for documents

        1. 2.(1) The powers of this paragraph are exercisable—

      3. Access to premises etc. for enforcement purposes

        1. 3.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, a person authorised by...

      4. Entry with warrant

        1. 4.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (4) below, if a justice of...

      5. Price control enforcement

        1. 5.(1) The Secretary of State may designate a local weights...

      6. Proceedings

        1. 6.(1) Proceedings for an offence of contravening or failing to...

      7. Non-disclosure of information

        1. 7.No information obtained by virtue of this Act shall be...

      8. Proof of documents

        1. 8.(1) Every document purporting to be an instrument made by...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Community Obligations of which Breach is Punishable under this Act

      1. The directly applicable Community obligations referred to in section 18(2)(c)...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Repeals and Savings

      1. Part I ENACTMENTS REPEALED

      2. Part II Savings for Northern Ireland, Channel Islands and Isle of Man

        1. 1.Section 4 of the Fuel and Electricity (Control) Act 1973,...

        2. 2.The 1973 Act remains in force— (a) in its application...

      3. Part III Orders under 1973 Act which Continue in Force

        1. The orders set out in this Part (which were made...

        2. Orders under section 2

          1. The Fuel and Electricity (Heating) (Control) Order 1974.

          2. The Fuel andElectricity (Heating) (Control) (Northern Ireland) Order 1975.

          3. TheParaffin (Maximum Retail Prices) Order 1976.

          4. TheParaffin (Maximum Retail Prices) (Amendment) Order 1976.

          5. The above orders are to be treated for the purposes...

        3. Order in Council under section 4(3)

          1. The FuelControl (Modification of Enactments) (Speed Limits) Order 1973.

          2. The Order in Council above is to be treated for...

        4. Orders in Council under section 9

          1. The Fuel andElectricity (Control) Act 1973 (Guernsey) Order 1973.

          2. The Fuel andElectricity (Control) Act 1973 (Isle of Man) Order...

          3. The Fuel andElectricity (Control) Act 1973 (Jersey) Order 1973.

          4. The Interpretation Act 1889 continues to apply to the interpretation...

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