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Oil and Gas (Enterprise) Act 1982

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8(1)This paragraph applies where in the case of any transfer to which this Schedule applies any rights or liabilities transferred are rights or liabilities under an agreement or licence to which the transferor was a party immediately before the transfer date, whether in writing or not, and whether or not of such nature that rights and liabilities thereunder could be assigned by the transferor.

(2)So far as relating to property, rights or liabilities transferred to the transferee, the agreement or licence shall have effect on and after the transfer date as if—

(a)the transferee had been the party thereto ; ,

(b)for any reference (whether express or implied and, if express, however worded) to the transferor there were substituted, as respects anything falling to be done on or after the transfer date, a reference to the transferee ;

(c)any reference (whether express or implied and, if express, however worded) to a person employed by, or engaged in the business of, the transferor and holding a specified office or serving in a specified capacity were, as respects anything falling to be done on or after the transfer date, a reference to such person as the transferee may appoint or, in default of appointment, to a person employed by, or engaged in the business of, the transferee who corresponds as nearly as may be to the first-mentioned person ;

(d)any reference in general terms (however worded) to persons employed by, persons engaged in the business of, or agents of, the transferor were, as respects anything to be done on or after the transfer date, a reference to persons employed by, persons engaged in the business of, or agents of, the transferee.

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