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Counter-Terrorism Act 2008

Section 89 – Costs of policing at gas facilities: supplementary provisions

245.This section sets out an additional consultation obligation upon the Secretary of State. Under subsection (1) the Secretary of State must consult a designated gas transporter and GEMA prior to: (a) requiring the designated gas transporter to pay costs under sections 85 or 86 for the first time; (b) requiring the gas transporter to pay costs in respect of a particular gas facility; and (c) requiring the gas transporter to pay the costs of extra police services provided on a subsequent occasion at a gas facility.

246.Subsection (2) states that the Secretary of State is not required to: (a) consult anyone other than GEMA or the designated gas transporter before requiring a designated gas transporter to pay costs under section 85 or 86; or (b) to take into account representations made after 28 days from when the designated gas transporter or GEMA were first consulted under subsection (1).

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