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Energy Act 2008

Section 12: Injunctions restraining breaches of section 2(1)

39.This section gives the Secretary of State the power to apply to the court for an injunction to prevent, or require the cessation of, activities prohibited by section 2(1). For example, where there is evidence that a gas unloading activity is taking place without a licence, the Secretary of State may apply for an injunction requiring the operator to cease the activity until a licence is obtained. This power is in addition to any other powers the Secretary of State may have under this Chapter.

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