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Energy Act 2008

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(1)A licence may be granted on such terms and subject to such conditions as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.

(2)The provisions of a licence may be expressed by reference to provision made in a Crown lease, and, in particular, may provide—

(a)for the commencement of the licence to be conditional upon the commencement of a Crown lease which has been or may be granted in respect of the controlled place to which the licence relates or any part of that place;

(b)for the period of the licence to be determined by reference to the period of such a Crown lease.

(3)A licence may authorise, in such circumstances and subject to such conditions as are specified, the transfer of the licence to another person (or the inclusion of another person as a joint licence holder).

(4)The provisions of a licence may include—

(a)provision requiring the licence holder to obtain the prior written consent of the Secretary of State or another person for specified acts or omissions;

(b)provision providing that any such consent may be given subject to conditions.

(5)The conditions imposed on a consent by virtue of subsection (4)(b) may include conditions requiring, or otherwise providing for, the modification of the licence in such manner as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.

(6)In this section—

  • “Crown lease” has the same meaning as in section 4;

  • “specified”, in relation to a licence, means specified in, or determined in accordance with, the licence.

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