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Energy Act 2004

Section 162: Restrictions on making of ordinary administration orders

395.Subsection (2) prevents a protected energy company entering ordinary administration if it is already in energy administration, or an energy administration order has been made but is not yet in force.

396.Subsection (3) provides that an ordinary administration order must not be granted by the court and the court must not exercise its powers under paragraph 13 of Schedule B1 to the 1986 Act (including its powers to make interim orders) unless notice has been served on the Secretary of State and GEMA, fourteen days have elapsed since the service of the last of those notices, and no energy administration order is outstanding.

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