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Service of notices etc.E+W+S

52(1)In subsection (1) of section 46 of the 1986 Act (service of notices etc.), the words “Subject to subsection (2) below” shall cease to have effect.E+W+S

(2)For subsections (2) and (3) of that section there shall be substituted the following subsections—

(2)Without prejudice to subsection (1) above, where this subsection applies in relation to a public gas transporter or gas supplier, any notice to be given to or served on the transporter or supplier under—

(a)any condition of his licence;

(b)any provision of Schedule 2B to this Act; or

(c)in the case of a transporter, section 10 above,

may be given or served by delivering it at, or sending it in a prepaid letter to, an appropriate office of the transporter or supplier.

(3)Subsection (2) above applies in relation to a public gas transporter if he divides his authorised area into such areas as he thinks fit and—

(a)in the case of each area, fixes offices of his which are to be appropriate offices in relation to notices relating to matters arising in that area; and

(b)publishes in each area, in such manner as he considers adequate, the addresses of the offices fixed by him for that area.

(4)Subsection (2) above applies in relation to a gas supplier if he divides the premises specified in his licence into such areas as he thinks fit and—

(a)in the case of each area, fixes offices of his which are to be appropriate offices in relation to notices relating to matters arising in that area;

(b)publishes in each area, in such manner as he considers adequate, the addresses of the offices fixed by him for that area; and

(c)endorses on every demand note for gas charges payable to him the addresses of the offices fixed for the area in question.

(5)In this section references to premises specified in a licence include references to premises of a description, or situated in an area, so specified.

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