Energy Act 2008

Petroleum Act 1998 (c. 17)

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12In section 47A (factors for the Secretary of State to take into account when performing functions under the Petroleum Act 1998)—

(a)in subsection (1), after paragraph (a) insert—

(aa)activities which are authorised by a licence under Chapter 2 or 3 of Part 1 of the Energy Act 2008 (gas importation and storage);,

(b)in paragraph (b) of that subsection for “such activities” substitute “activities within paragraph (a) or (aa)”, and

(c)after subsection (2) insert—

(2A)For the purposes of subsection (1)(aa), activities are to be regarded as activities authorised by a licence under Chapter 2 or 3 of Part 1 of the Energy Act 2008 if, by virtue of such a licence, they are activities which may be carried on only with the consent of the Secretary of State or another person.