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Energy Act 2008

Timing of applications

206.Section 92 of the Energy Act 2004 gives the Authority the power to run competitive tender processes for the purpose of identifying to whom to award an offshore transmission licence. Under paragraph 5 of this new Schedule, applications for a property scheme must be made within 4 years of section 92 of the Energy Act 2004 coming into force. However, the Secretary of State may by order extend the period for applications by a maximum of a further 3 years in respect of specific projects or groups of projects.

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