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Energy Act 2004

Section 83: Sustainable development

238.Section 83 inserts a new duty into section 3A of the Electricity Act 1989 (c.29) and section 4AA of the Gas Act 1986 (c.44) which requires the Secretary of State and GEMA to carry out their respective functions under Part 1 of both Acts in a manner he or it considers is best calculated to contribute to the achievement of sustainable development.

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