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I1Sch. 18 wholly in force at 9.11.2001; Sch. 18 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 113(2); Sch. 18 in force with the exception of specified repeals at 31.3.1990 by S.I 1990/117, art. 3(b); Sch. 18 in force insofar as not already in force at 9.11.2001 by S.I. 2001/3419, art. 2(c)

45 & 46 Vict. c. 56.The Electric Lighting Act 1882.The whole Act.
51 & 52 Vict. c. 12.The Electric Lighting Act 1888.The whole Act.
62 & 63 Vict. c. 19.The Electric Lighting (Clauses) Act 1899.The whole Act.
9 Edw. 7 c. 34.The Electric Lighting Act 1909.The whole Act.
9 & 10 Geo. 5 c. 100.The Electricity (Supply) Act 1919.The whole Act.
12 & 13 Geo. 5 c. 46.The Electricity (Supply) Act 1922.The whole Act.
15 & 16 Geo. 5 c. 71.The Public Health Act 1925.In section 7(3), the word “electricity,”.
16 & 17 Geo. 5 c. 51.The Electricity (Supply) Act 1926.The whole Act.
17 & 18 Geo. 5 c. 36.The Landlord and Tenant Act 1927.In section 25, in the definition of “statutory company”, the word “electricity”.
23 & 24 Geo. 5 c. 14.The London Passenger Transport Act 1933.Section 23(9)(b).
25 Geo. 5 and 1 Edw. 8 c. 20.The Electricity Supply (Meters) Act 1936.The whole Act.
25 Geo. 5 and 1 Edw. 8 c. 49.The Public Health Act 1936.In section 343, in the definition of “statutory undertakers”, the word “electricity”.
2 & 3 Geo. 6 c. 31.The Civil Defence Act 1939.In section 90(1), in the definition of “public utility undertakers”, the word “electricity”.
6 & 7 Geo. 6 c. 32.The Hydro-Electric Development (Scotland) Act 1943.The whole Act.
8 & 9 Geo. 6 c. 19.The Ministry of Fuel and Power Act 1945.Section 7(3).
8 & 9 Geo. 6 c. 42.The Water Act 1945.In section 1(1) of Schedule 3, in the definition of “statutory undertakers”, the word “electricity”.
9 & 10 Geo. 6 c. 49.The Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure) Act 1946.In section 8(1), in the definition of “statutory undertakers”, the word “electricity”.
In Schedule 4, the entry relating to the Electricity (Supply) Act 1919.
10 & 11 Geo. 6 c. 35.The Finance Act 1947.In section 57(2), the words from “all stock” to “and to” and the word “other”.
10 & 11 Geo. 6 c. 42.The Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure) (Scotland) Act 1947.Section 1(5).
In section 7(1), in the definition of “statutory undertakers”, the word “electricity”.
10 & 11 Geo. 6 c. 54.The Electricity Act 1947.The whole Act.
11 & 12 Geo. 6 c. 22.The Water Act 1948.In section 15(1), in the definition of “appropriate Minister”, the word “electricity” and, in the definition of “statutory undertakers”, the word “electricity”.
14 Geo. 6 c. 39.The Public Utilities Street Works Act 1950.In section 20(3), the words from “Section thirteen” to “subsists, and”.
In Schedule 5, the entries relating to the Gasworks Clauses Act 1847 as incorporated with the Electric Lighting Act 1882 by section 12 of that Act, the Electric Lighting Act 1882 and the Schedule to the Electric Lighting (Clauses) Act 1899.
2 & 3 Eliz. 2 c.19.The Civil Defence (Electricity Undertakings) Act 1954.The whole Act.
2 & 3 Eliz. 2 c. 21.The Rights of Entry (Gas and Electricity Boards) Act 1954.In section 3(1), the definition of “Electricity Board”.
2 & 3 Eliz. 2 c. 60.The Electricity Reorganisation (Scotland) Act 1954.The whole Act.
4 & 5 Eliz. 2 c. 52.The Clean Air Act 1956.Section 10(4).
5 & 6 Eliz. 2 c. 48.The Electricity Act 1957.The whole Act.
6 & 7 Eliz. 2 c. 69.The Opencast Coal Act 1958.In section 51(1), in the definition of “appropriate Minister”, the words “electricity or”.
In section 52(2), in the definition of “appropriate Minister”, the words “electricity or”.
9 & 10 Eliz. 2 c. 8.The Electricity (Amendment) Act 1961.The whole Act.
10 & 11 Eliz. 2 c. 58.The Pipe-lines Act 1962.In section 58(1), paragraphs (c) to (e).
10 & 11 Eliz. 2 c. 58.—cont.The Pipe-lines Act 1962.—cont.In section 66(1), in the definition of “statutory undertakers”, the word “electricity”.
1963 c. 41.The Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963.Section 90(2).
1963 c. 59.The Electricity and Gas Act 1963.The whole Act.
1964 c. 40.The Harbours Act 1964.In paragraph 6(2)(c) of Schedule 3, the word “electricity”.
1965 c. 6.The Nuclear Installations (Amendment) Act 1965.Section 17(2).
1965 c. 36.The Gas Act 1965.In section 28(1), in the definition of “statutory undertakers”, the word “electricity”.
1966 c. 27.The Building Control Act 1966.In the Schedule, the entries relating to the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board and the South of Scotland Electricity Board.
1966 c. 34.The Industrial Development Act 1966.In Schedule 2, the entries relating to an Area Electricity Board, the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board, the South of Scotland Electricity Board, the Central Electricity Generating Board and the Electricity Council.
1967 c. 10.The Forestry Act 1967.In section 40(2)(d), the word “electricity”.
1967 c. 86.The Countryside (Scotland) Act 1967.Section 64.
In section 65(5), paragraphs (h) and (i).
1968 c. 13.The National Loans Act 1968.In Schedule 1, the entry relating to the Electricity and Gas Act 1963.
1968 c. 16.The New Towns (Scotland) Act 1968.In section 47(1), in the definition of “the appropriate Minister”, the words “electricity or” and, in the definition of “statutory undertakers”, the word “electricity”.
1968 c. 39.The Gas and Electricity Act 1968.The whole Act.
1968 c. 62.The Clean Air Act 1968.In section 6(10), the words from “not being a furnace” to the end.
1969 c. 32.The Finance Act 1969.In Schedule 20, paragraph 28(2).
1971 c. 78.The Town and Country Planning Act 1971.In section 224(1), the words “electricity or”.
In section 290(1), in the definition of “statutory undertakers”, the word “electricity”.
1972 c. 17.The Electricity Act 1972.The whole Act.
1972 c. 52.The Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972.In section 213(1)(e), the words “electricity or”.
In section 275(1), in the definition of “statutory undertakers”, the word “electricity”.
1972 c. 70.The Local Government Act 1972.Section 271(1)(a).
1973 c. 41.The Fair Trading Act 1973.In section 137, in subsection (2), in the definition of “goods”, the words “but does not include electricity”, and subsection (4).
In Schedule 5, paragraph 3.
1973 c. 65.The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.Section 236(1).
In Schedule 27, paragraphs 13, 14, 49, 55, 68, 87 and 129 to 131.
1974 c. 8.The Statutory Corporations (Financial Provisions) Act 1974.In Schedule 2, the entries relating to the Electricity Council, the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board and the South of Scotland Electricity Board.
1974 c. 40.The Control of Pollution Act 1974.In section 21(6), the words “(except the restrictions imposed by subsections (2) and (3))”.
In section 73(1), in the definition of “statutory undertakers”, the word “electricity”.
1975 c. 24.The House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975.In Schedule 1, in Part II, the entries relating to an Area Electricity Board in England and Wales, the Central Electricity Generating Board, the Electricity Council, the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board and the South of Scotland Electricity Board.
1975 c. 55.The Statutory Corporations (Financial Provisions) Act 1975.Section 5(2).
Section 6(1).
In Schedule 2, the entries relating to the Electricity Council, the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board and the South of Scotland Electricity Board.
In Schedule 3, Part I.
1975 c. 70.The Welsh Development Agency Act 1975.In section 27, in the definition of “statutory undertakers”, the word “electricity”.
1976 c. 57.The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976.In section 11(7), the definition of “Electricity Board”.
1976 c. 61.The Electricity (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1976.The whole Act.
1976 c. 75.The Development of Rural Wales Act 1976.In section 34(1), the word “electricity”.
In column (1) of the table to paragraph 56 of Schedule 3, the words “electricity or”.
1976 c. 76.The Energy Act 1976.Section 7.
Section 16.
In Schedule 2, in paragraph 6(1), the words “or 7”.
1978 c. 25.The Nuclear Safeguards and Electricity (Finance) Act 1978.Section 5.
1978 c. 44.The Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978.In Schedule 10, paragraphs 7 and 17.
1979 c. 11.The Electricity (Scotland) Act 1979.The whole Act.
1979 c. 14.The Capital Gains Tax Act 1979.In Schedule 2, in Part I, in paragraph 1, paragraph (b) and the word “and” immediately preceding paragraph (b).
1979 c. 46.The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979.In section 61(2)(a), the word “electricity”.
In Schedule 4, paragraph 1.
1980 c. 43.The Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980.In Schedule 1, paragraph 10.
1980 c. 63.The Overseas Development and Co-operation Act 1980.In Schedule 1, in Part I, the entries relating to an Area Electricity Board, the Central Electricity Generating Board, the Electricity Council, the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board and the South of Scotland Electricity Board.
1980 c. 65.The Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980.In section 108(1)(a), the word “electricity”.
In section 120(3), in the definition of “statutory undertakers”, the word “electricity”.
In section 170(1)(a), the word “electricity”.
In Schedule 16, in the definition of “statutory undertakers”, the word “electricity”.
In paragraph 2 of Schedule 19, the word “electricity”.
1980 c. 66.The Highways Act 1980.In section 121(6)(a), the word “electricity”.
In section 329(1), the definition of “electricity undertakers”.
In section 329(1), in the definition of “public utility undertakers”, the word “electricity”.
In section 329(1), in the definition of “statutory undertakers”, in paragraph (b), the word “electricity”.
1981 c. 64.The New Towns Act 1981.In section 78(1)(b), the words “electricity or”.
In section 79(1)(a)(iii) the word “electricity”.
1981 c. 67.The Acquisition of Land Act 1981.In section 8(1)(a), the word “electricity”.
In Schedule 4, the entry relating to the Electricity Act 1947.
1982 c. 16.The Civil Aviation Act 1982.In section 105(1), in the definition of “statutory undertaker”, in paragraph (b), the words “electricity or”.
1982 c. 30.The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982.In section 30(1), paragraph (b) and the word “or” immediately preceding it.
1982 c. 41.The Stock Transfer Act 1982.In section 1(3)(c), the words “section 16(3) of the Electricity Act 1957 or”.
1982 c. 43.The Local Government and Planning (Scotland) Act 1982.In Schedule 3, paragraphs 35 and 36.
1982 c. 48.The Criminal Justice Act 1982.In Schedule 15, paragraphs 2 and 22.
1983 c. 25.The Energy Act 1983.Part I.
Schedules 1 to 3.
1983 c. 29.The Miscellaneous Financial Provisions Act 1983.Section 4(3).
1983 c. 44.The National Audit Act 1983.In Schedule 4, the entries relating to the Central Electricity Generating Board, the Electricity Council and the Area Boards within the meaning of the Electricity Act 1947, the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board and the South of Scotland Electricity Board.
1984 c. 12.The Telecommunications Act 1984.In Schedule 2, in paragraph 23(10), in the definition of “relevant undertaker”, sub-paragraph (a)(ii).
In Schedule 4, paragraphs 6, 8, 9, 13, 15, 24, 34 and 70.
1984 c. 54.The Roads (Scotland) Act 1984.In Schedule 9, paragraphs 10, 13, 19, 23 and 79.
1984 c. 55.The Building Act 1984.In section 126, in the definition of “statutory undertakers” the word “electricity”.
1985 c. 51.The Local Government Act 1985.In Schedule 4, in Part II, paragraph 46.
1985 c. 68.The Housing Act 1985.In section 283(3), the word “electricity”.
In section 296(4)(a), the word “electricity”.
In section 611(6)(a), the word “electricity”.
1986 c. 44.The Gas Act 1986.In Schedule 7, paragraph 2(1)(xxxvi) and, in paragraph 4, sub-paragraphs (1) to (4) and (5)(b).
1986 c. 62.The Salmon Act 1986.Section 4.
1986 c. 63.The Housing and Planning Act 1986.Section 44.
1987 c. 26.The Housing (Scotland) Act 1987.In section 338(1), in the definition of “public undertakers”, the word “electricity”.
1988 c. 1.The Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988.In section 511, subsections (1) to (3) and (6).
1988 c. 15.The Public Utility Transfers and Water Charges Act 1988.Section 1, so far as relating to electricity boards within the meaning of that section.
1988 c. 37.The Electricity (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1988.The whole Act.

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