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Electricity Act 1989

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16(1)The Fair Trading Act 1973 shall be amended as follows.

(2)At the end of subsection (1) of section 16 there shall be added the words or

(c)is carried on in connection only with the supply of electricity by a licence holder within the meaning of Part I of the Electricity Act 1989.

(3)After subsection (2) of that section there shall be inserted the following subsection—

(2A)In this section “the appropriate Minister”, in relation to a licence holder within the meaning of Part I of the Electricity Act 1989, means the Secretary of State responsible for matters relating to energy.

(4)In section 133(2)(a) (exceptions to general restriction on disclosure of information), after the words “the Director General of Water Services,” there shall be inserted the words “the Director General of Electricity Supply,” and after the words “the Water Act 1989,” there shall be inserted the words “or the Electricity Act 1989,”.

(5)In Schedule 5 (goods and services referred to in section 16), paragraph 3 (electricity) shall cease to have effect.

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