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145Operators of electricity interconnectors to be licensedE+W+S
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(1)The 1989 Act is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1) of section 4 (licensable activities), at the end of paragraph (c) insert or

(d)participates in the operation of an electricity interconnector,.

(3)Before subsection (4) of that section insert—

(3C)A reference in this Part to participating in the operation of an electricity interconnector is a reference to—

(a)co-ordinating and directing the flow of electricity into or through an electricity interconnector; or

(b)making such an interconnector available for use for the conveyance of electricity;

and a person is not to be regarded as participating in the transmission of electricity by reason only of activities constituting participation in the operation of an electricity interconnector.

(3D)For the purposes of subsection (3C)(b), a person shall not be regarded as making something available just because he consents to its being made available by another.

(3E)In this Part “electricity interconnector” means so much of an electric line or other electrical plant as—

(a)is situated at a place within the jurisdiction of Great Britain; and

(b)subsists wholly or primarily for the purposes of the conveyance of electricity (whether in both directions or in only one) between Great Britain and a place within the jurisdiction of another country or territory.

(3F)For the purposes of this section—

(a)a place is within the jurisdiction of Great Britain if it is in Great Britain, in the territorial sea adjacent to Great Britain or in an area designated under section 1(7) of the Continental Shelf Act 1964; and

(b)a place is within the jurisdiction of another country or territory if it is in that country or territory or in waters in relation to which authorities of that country or territory exercise jurisdiction.

(4)In section 5(1) (power of the Secretary of State to grant exemptions from licensing), for “or (c)” substitute “ , (c) or (d) ”.

(5)In section 6 (power to grant licences), after subsection (1)(d) insert or

(e)a licence authorising a person to participate in the operation of an electricity interconnector (“an interconnector licence”).

(6)After subsection (2) of that section insert—

(2A)The same person may not be the holder of an interconnector licence and the holder of a licence falling within any of paragraphs (a) to (d) of subsection (1).

(7)Before subsection (7) of that section insert—

(6C)An interconnector licence authorising participation in the operation of an electricity interconnector—

(a)must specify the interconnector or interconnectors in relation to which participation is authorised; and

(b)may limit the forms of participation in the operation of an interconnector which are authorised by the licence.

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I1S. 145(1) (3) (5)-(7) in force at 1.12.2004 by S.I. 2004/2575, art. 2(2), Sch. 2

I2S. 145(2)(4) in force at 14.8.2006 by S.I. 2006/1964, art. 2, Sch.

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