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Energy Act 2004

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119Supplementary provision relating to renewables obligation in Great Britain

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(1)In subsection (3) of section 32 of the 1989 Act (definition of renewables obligation), for “and 32C” substitute “to 32C”.

(2)In subsection (7) of that section, for paragraph (d) substitute—

(d)such generators of electricity from renewable sources as he considers appropriate; and.

(3)After subsection (8) of that section insert—

(8A)In this section and in sections 32A to 32C—

  • “generated” means generated at any place whether situated in the United Kingdom or elsewhere, and cognate expressions shall be construed accordingly;

  • “Northern Ireland authority” means the Northern Ireland Authority for Energy Regulation;

  • “Northern Ireland supplier” means an electricity supplier within the meaning of Part 7 of the Energy (Northern Ireland) Order 2003.

(4)In section 32A of that Act (supplementary provision relating to orders under section 32), in subsection (3) for the words from “the differences” onwards substitute “no supplier would by virtue of the differences be unduly disadvantaged in competing with other suppliers”.

(5)After that subsection insert—

(3A)In subsection (3) “supplier” means an electricity supplier or a Northern Ireland supplier.

(6)In subsection (7) of that section, for “obligation imposed” substitute “matters dealt with”.

(7)The requirements of section 32(7) of that Act (consultation before making an order) may be satisfied in the case of an order containing provision made by virtue of this section by consultation that took place wholly or partly before the commencement of this section.

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