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Salmon Act 1986

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4Private generating stations

(1)In subsection (2) of section 5 of the Electricity (Scotland) Act 1979 (formation of Fisheries Committee), after the words " Secretary of State " where they first occur there shall be inserted the words

, to a body or person who wishes to establish or extend a private generating station under section 35.

(2)After subsection (1) of section 35 (control of private hydroelectric generating stations), there shall be inserted the following subsections—

(1A)A person or body wishing to establish or extend any such station shall prepare proposals with a view to the execution of the necessary works and paragraphs 2, 3 and 6 of Schedule 4 to this Act shall have effect in relation to such proposals as if they were constructional schemes proposed under section 10 of this Act and, for the purposes of this subsection, references in that Schedule to the Boards shall be construed as references to such a person or body.

(1B)The Secretary of State may make his consent under subsection (1) above conditional on the acceptance by the person or body of any recommendation made under paragraph 3 of Schedule 4 to this Act relating to the proposed establishment or extension; and such person or body shall be bound to implement such recommendation in executing the proposed works..

(3)In paragraph 1 of Schedule 4 (constitution and functions of Fisheries Committee), after the words " Secretary of State " where they secondly occur there shall be inserted the words

, to a body or person who wishes to establish or extend a private generating station under section 35.

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