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  1. Introductory TextNext Match

  2. Part 1 Gas Importation and StoragePrevious MatchNext Match

    1. Chapter 1 Gas Importation and Storage ZonesPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 1.Exploitation of areas outside the territorial sea for gas importation and storagePrevious MatchNext Match

    2. Chapter 2 Importation and storage of combustible gasPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Activities requiring a licencePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 2.Prohibition on unlicensed activitiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 3.Exception for activities carried on partly on land etcPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. LicensingPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 4.LicencesPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 5.ApplicationsPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 6.Terms and conditionsPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 7.Model clausesPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. EnforcementPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 8.Offence to carry on unlicensed activitiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 9.Offences relating to licencesPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 10.Secretary of State's power of directionPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 11.Failure to comply with a direction under section 10Previous MatchNext Match

        5. 12.Injunctions restraining breaches of section 2(1)Previous MatchNext Match

        6. 13.InspectorsPrevious MatchNext Match

        7. 14.Criminal proceedingsPrevious MatchNext Match

      4. SupplementaryPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 15.Interaction with the petroleum licensing requirementsPrevious MatchNext Match

      5. InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 16.Chapter 2: interpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. Chapter 3 Storage of carbon dioxidePrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Activities requiring a licencePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 17.Prohibition on unlicensed activitiesPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. LicensingPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 18.LicencesPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 19.Requirements relating to grant of licencesPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 20.Terms and conditionsPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 21.Content of licences: regulationsPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. EnforcementPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 22.Offence to carry on unlicensed activitiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 23.Offences relating to licencesPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 24.Licensing authority's power of directionPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 25.Failure to comply with a direction under section 24Previous MatchNext Match

        5. 26.Injunctions restraining breaches of section 17(1)Previous MatchNext Match

        6. 27.InspectorsPrevious MatchNext Match

        7. 28.Criminal proceedingsPrevious MatchNext Match

      4. RegistrationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 29.Requirement for public registerPrevious MatchNext Match

      5. Abandonment of offshore installationsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 30.Abandonment of installationsPrevious MatchNext Match

      6. Termination of the licencePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 31.Termination of licence: regulationsPrevious MatchNext Match

      7. MiscellaneousPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 32.Safety zonesPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 33.Enhanced petroleum recovery: power to make ordersPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 34.Power of Secretary of State etc to transfer functionsPrevious MatchNext Match

      8. InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 35.Chapter 3: interpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. Chapter 4 General provisions about gas importation and storagePrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 36.Chapters 2 and 3: consequential amendmentsPrevious MatchNext Match

  3. Part 2 Electricity from renewable sourcesPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. The renewables obligationPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 37.The renewables obligationPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 38.Section 37: supplemental provision

      3. 39.Existing savings relating to section 32 of the Electricity Act 1989Previous MatchNext Match

      4. 40.The Northern Ireland renewables obligationPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. Feed-in tariffs for small-scale generation of electricity

      1. 41.Power to amend licence conditions etc: feed-in tariffs

      2. 42.Power to amend licence conditions etc: procedure

      3. 43.Feed-in tariffs: supplemental

    3. Offshore electricity transmissionPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 44.Offshore electricity transmissionPrevious MatchNext Match

  4. Part 3 Decommissioning of energy installationsPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. Chapter 1 Nuclear sites: decommissioning and clean-upPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Funded decommissioning programmesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 45.Duty to submit a funded decommissioning programmePrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 46.Approval of a programmePrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 47.Prohibition on use of site in absence of approved programmePrevious MatchNext Match

      2. Modification of approved programmesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 48.Modification of approved programmePrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 49.Procedure for modifying approved programmePrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 50.Power to disapply section 49Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 51.Time when modification takes effectPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. InformationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 52.Provision of information and documentsPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 53.Power to review operation of programmePrevious MatchNext Match

      4. Regulations and guidancePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 54.Nuclear decommissioning: regulations and guidancePrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 55.Funded decommissioning programmes: verification of financial mattersPrevious MatchNext Match

      5. Protection of decommissioning fundsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 56.Protection of security under approved programmePrevious MatchNext Match

      6. EnforcementPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 57.Offence to fail to comply with approved programmePrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 58.Secretary of State's power of directionPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 59.Offence of further disclosure of informationPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 60.Offence of supplying false informationPrevious MatchNext Match

        5. 61.Restriction on prosecutions under this ChapterPrevious MatchNext Match

      7. MiscellaneousPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 62.Power to apply this Chapter to other nuclear installationsPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 63.Co-operation with other public bodiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 64.Continuity of obligationsPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 65.Amendment of Nuclear Installations Act 1965Previous MatchNext Match

        5. 66.Disposal of hazardous materialPrevious MatchNext Match

      8. GeneralPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 67.Meaning of “associatedPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 68.InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. Chapter 2 Offshore renewables installationsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 69.Decommissioning notices relating to offshore renewable energy installationsPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 70.Security for decommissioning obligationsPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. 71.Provision of information to Secretary of StatePrevious MatchNext Match

    3. Chapter 3 Oil and gas installationsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 72.Persons who may be required to submit abandonment programmesPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 73.Financial resources etcPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. 74.Protection of abandonment funds from creditorsPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. Chapter 4 WellsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 75.Information about decommissioning of wellsPrevious MatchNext Match

  5. Part 4 Provisions relating to oil and gasPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. Petroleum licencesPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 76.Transfers without the consent of the Secretary of StatePrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 77.Model clauses of petroleum licencesPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. Third party accessPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 78.Third party access to infrastructurePrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 79.Modification of pipelinesPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. 80.Third party access to oil processing facilities

      4. 81.Directions under section 80: supplemental

      5. 82.Meaning of “associate”

  6. Part 5 MiscellaneousPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. Duties of Gas and Electricity Markets AuthorityPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 83.Duties of the Gas and Electricity Markets AuthorityPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. Transmission systems

      1. 84.Power to amend licence conditions etc: transmission systems

      2. 85.Section 84: procedure

      3. 86.Section 84: supplemental

    3. Energy reportsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 87.Energy reportsPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. Smart metersPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 88.Power to amend licence conditions etc: smart meters

      2. 89.Power to amend licence conditions etc: procedure

      3. 90.Smart meters: supplemental

      4. 91.Licensing of activities relating to smart metersPrevious MatchNext Match

    5. Gas meters

      1. 92.Gas meters

      2. 93.Section 92: consequential amendments

      3. 94.Power to amend licence conditions: gas

    6. Electricity meters

      1. 95.Electricity meters

      2. 96.Section 95: consequential amendments

      3. 97.Power to amend licence conditions: electricity

    7. Connection offer expensesPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 98.Costs connected with making an offer of connectionPrevious MatchNext Match

    8. Electricity safety

      1. 99.Electricity safety

    9. Renewable heat incentives

      1. 100.Renewable heat incentives

    10. Nuclear informationPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 101.Security of sensitive nuclear informationPrevious MatchNext Match

    11. Application of general duties

      1. 102.Application of general duties to functions relating to licences

  7. Part 6 GeneralPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 103.Offences by bodies corporate etcPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. 104.Subordinate legislationPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. 105.Parliamentary control of subordinate legislationPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. 106.InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

    5. 107.Minor and consequential amendmentsPrevious MatchNext Match

    6. 108.RepealsPrevious MatchNext Match

    7. 109.Transitional provision etcPrevious MatchNext Match

    8. 110.CommencementPrevious MatchNext Match

    9. 111.Financial provisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

    10. 112.ExtentPrevious MatchNext Match

    11. 113.Short titlePrevious MatchNext Match

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1Previous MatchNext Match

      Amendments relating to Chapters 2 and 3 of Part 1Previous MatchNext Match

      1. Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 (c. 48)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 1.The Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 is amended as...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 2.In section 7A (regulation of deposits made in the sea:...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 3.In section 24 (interpretation)— (a) in subsection (1), after the...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Petroleum Act 1987 (c. 12)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 4.(1) Section 21 of the Petroleum Act 1987 (automatic establishment...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Gas (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/275 (N.I.2))Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 5.In Article 3(1) of the Gas (Northern Ireland) Order 1996...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. Petroleum Act 1998 (c. 17)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 6.The Petroleum Act 1998 is amended as follows. Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 7.In section 11 (application of civil law)— Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 8.In section 13 (interpretation of Part 2), after the existing...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 9.In section 28 (interpretation of Part 3), in the definition...Previous MatchNext Match

        5. 10.In section 30 (persons who may be required to submit...Previous MatchNext Match

        6. 11.In section 44 (offshore installations)— (a) in subsection (3), after...Previous MatchNext Match

        7. 12.In section 47A (factors for the Secretary of State to...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. Energy Act 2004 (c. 20)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 13.In section 188 of the Energy Act 2004 (power to...Previous MatchNext Match

    2. SCHEDULE 2Previous MatchNext Match

      Property schemesPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. SCHEDULE 3Previous MatchNext Match

      Petroleum licences: amendments to model clausesPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Part 1 Petroleum (Production) (Landward Areas) Regulations 1995Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 1.(1) Schedule 3 to the Petroleum (Production) (Landward Areas) Regulations...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Part 2 Petroleum (Current Model Clauses) Order 1999Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 2.This Part of this Schedule contains amendments to the Petroleum...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 3.(1) Part 2 of Schedule 2 (seaward production licences) is...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 4.(1) Part 2 of Schedule 3 (landward production licences) is...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 5.(1) Part 2 of Schedule 4 (landward production licences) is...Previous MatchNext Match

        5. 6.(1) Part 2 of Schedule 5 (seaward production licences) is...Previous MatchNext Match

        6. 7.(1) Part 2 of Schedule 6 (seaward production licences) is...Previous MatchNext Match

        7. 8.(1) Part 2 of Schedule 8 (landward development licences) is...Previous MatchNext Match

        8. 9.(1) Part 2 of Schedule 9 (seaward production licences) is...Previous MatchNext Match

        9. 10.(1) Part 2 of Schedule 10 (seaward production licences) is...Previous MatchNext Match

        10. 11.(1) Part 2 of Schedule 11 (seaward exploration licences) is...Previous MatchNext Match

        11. 12.(1) Part 2 of Schedule 12 (landward exploration licences) is...Previous MatchNext Match

        12. 13.(1) Part 2 of Schedule 13 (landward appraisal licences) is...Previous MatchNext Match

        13. 14.(1) Part 2 of Schedule 14 (landward development licences) is...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Part 3 Petroleum Licensing (Exploration and Production) (Seaward and Landward Areas) Regulations 2004Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 15.This Part of this Schedule amends the Petroleum Licensing (Exploration...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 16.(1) Schedule 1 (exploration licences) is amended as follows. Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 17.(1) Schedule 2 (frontier areas: production licences without break clause)...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 18.(1) Schedule 3 (frontier areas: production licences with break clause)...Previous MatchNext Match

        5. 19.(1) Schedule 4 (production licences for areas other than frontier...Previous MatchNext Match

        6. 20.(1) Schedule 6 (exploration and development licences) is amended as...Previous MatchNext Match

    4. SCHEDULE 4Previous MatchNext Match

      Smart meters: licensable activitiesPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Part 1 GasPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.After section 41H of the Gas Act 1986 (c. 44),...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Part 2 ElectricityPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 2.After section 56F of the Electricity Act 1989 (c. 29)...Previous MatchNext Match

    5. SCHEDULE 5Previous MatchNext Match

      Minor and consequential amendmentsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Pipe-lines Act 1962 (c. 58)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 1.In section 54 of the Pipe-lines Act 1962 (offences by...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Gas Act 1986 (c. 44)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 2.In section 64(2) of the Gas Act 1986 (orders) after...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Electricity Act 1989 (c. 29)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 3.In section 25 of the Electricity Act 1989 (orders for...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 4.In section 47 of that Act (general functions of the...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 5.In section 106 of that Act (regulations and orders), after...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 6.In section 106(2)(b) of that Act (regulations and orders) for...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. Petroleum Act 1998 (c. 17)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 7.The Petroleum Act 1998 is amended as follows. Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 8.In section 5(9) (alteration of licences) for “an instrument under...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 9.In section 31(1) (notices: supplementary provision) omit “(d) or”. Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 10.In section 34 (revision of programmes)— (a) in subsection (2)(a),...Previous MatchNext Match

        5. 11.In section 45 (interpretation), in the definition of “submarine pipeline”...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. Utilities Act 2000 (c. 27)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 12.The Utilities Act 2000 is amended as follows. Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 13.In section 33 (standard conditions of electricity licences), in subsection...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 14.In section 81 (standard conditions of gas licences), in subsection...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 15.In section 105 (general restrictions on disclosure of information)— Previous MatchNext Match

      6. Energy Act 2004 (c. 20)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 16.The Energy Act 2004 is amended as follows. Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 17.Omit section 105(9) (power to require provision of information in...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 18.Omit section 107(5) to (7) (power to require provision of...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 19.In section 132 (interpretation of Chapter 5 of Part 2),...Previous MatchNext Match

        5. 20.In section 185 (adjustment of transmission charges), in subsection (14),...Previous MatchNext Match

        6. 21.In Schedule 13 (directions given to the Civil Nuclear Police...Previous MatchNext Match

    6. SCHEDULE 6Previous MatchNext Match

      RepealsPrevious MatchNext Match

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