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Energy Act 2004

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4Additional responsibilities under designating directions
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(1)Where the NDA is given a responsibility for securing the operation of an installation or facility, a direction may also give the NDA further responsibilities in relation to the management of the site where that installation or facility is situated.

(2)Where the NDA is given a responsibility in relation to a principal nuclear site, a direction may give the NDA further responsibilities in relation to the operation or management of any one or more of the following—

(a)research facilities situated in or on that site;

(b)facilities other than research facilities which are situated in or on that site and are neither nuclear installations nor NDA facilities;

(c)other land (whether or not adjacent to that site) which is owned or occupied, together with it, by the person with control of the principal nuclear site; and

(d)facilities of any description situated in or on such other land.

(3)The NDA is not to be given further responsibilities under subsection (1) or (2) except where the Secretary of State considers it appropriate to do so—

(a)for the purpose of facilitating the carrying out by the NDA of any of its functions; or

(b)for a purpose otherwise incidental to the carrying out of those functions.

(4)Where a direction gives the NDA a responsibility for securing the treatment, storage, transportation or disposal of matter or waste, it may also give the NDA responsibility for securing the design, construction and operation of a facility for that purpose.

(5)Subsection (4) of section 3 applies to giving the NDA a responsibility mentioned in this section as it applies to giving it a responsibility mentioned in that section.

(6)In this section “direction” means a direction under section 3.

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