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Energy Act 2008

Section 109: Transitional provision etc

607.This section gives the Secretary State or Scottish Ministers the power, by order, to make transitional or savings provisions which may appear appropriate as a consequence of the Act’s passage. These may include amendments to primary legislation which, by virtue of section 94, would be subject to the affirmative resolution procedure.

608.The section also empowers Scottish Ministers to make for transitional provisions in consequence of Chapter 3 of Part 1 as that Chapter applies in relation to the territorial sea adjacent to Scotland or in relations to functions of the Scottish Ministers. This can include amendments to Acts of Parliament or Acts of the Scottish Parliament subject to approval of the Scottish Parliament.

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