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Energy Act 2008

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92Gas meters

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(1)The functions of the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (“the Authority”) under gas meter legislation are transferred to the Secretary of State.

(2)References in gas meter legislation to the Authority (including references in that legislation which, by virtue of section 3(2) of the Utilities Act 2000 (c. 27), are treated as references to the Authority) are to be treated, so far as necessary for the purposes or in consequence of the transfer, as if they were references to the Secretary of State.

(3)Regulations made, or treated as made, by the Authority under section 17 of the Gas Act 1986 (gas meter testing and stamping) and in force immediately before commencement have effect on and after commencement as if they had been made by the Secretary of State.

(4)Anything else done by the Authority under gas meter legislation which has effect immediately before commencement has effect on and after commencement as if it had been done by the Secretary of State.

(5)In this section—

  • “commencement” means the day on which this section comes into force;

  • “gas meter legislation” means—

    (a)

    section 17 of the Gas Act 1986 (c. 44), and

    (b)

    gas meter regulations;

  • “gas meter regulations” means—

    (a)

    the Measuring Instruments (EEC Requirements) Regulations 1988 (S.I. 1988/186);

    (b)

    the Measuring Instruments (EEC Requirements) (Gas Volume Meters) Regulations 1988 (S.I. 1988/296);

    (c)

    the Measuring Instruments (Non-Prescribed Instruments) Regulations 2006 (S.I. 2006/1270);

    (d)

    the Measuring Instruments (Gas Meters) Regulations 2006 (S.I. 2006/2647);

    (e)

    any regulations made, or treated as made, under section 17 of the Gas Act 1986.

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