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Energy Act 2008

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In this Chapter—

  • “approved funded decommissioning programme” means a funded decommissioning programme approved under section 46;

  • “cleaning-up” and “decommissioning”, in relation to a site or installation, include the treatment, storage, transportation and disposal of hazardous material (within the meaning of section 37 of the Energy Act 2004) and of other matter and substances that need to be dealt with or removed in or towards making the site or installation suitable to be used for other purposes;

  • “the designated technical matters” has the meaning given by section 45;

  • “document” includes anything in which information is recorded in any form;

  • “enactment” includes an enactment comprised in, or in an instrument made under, an Act of the Scottish Parliament or Northern Ireland legislation;

  • “funded decommissioning programme” is to be construed in accordance with section 45;

  • “nuclear installation” has the meaning given by section 26 of the Nuclear Installations Act 1965 (c. 57);

  • “nuclear site licence” has the meaning given by that section;

  • “relevant nuclear installation”, in relation to a site, means a nuclear installation which is or is intended to be established on the site;

  • “site operator” means a person who holds a nuclear site licence in respect of a site;

  • “the technical matters” has the meaning given by section 45.

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