Search Legislation

Energy Act 2010

Section 38: Commencement

150.This section sets out the commencement dates for the provisions in the Act. Under subsection (3) all provisions will come into force two months after the Act receives Royal Assent, with the exception of provisions relating to the exploitation of electricity trading and transmission arrangements which will be commenced by order (subsection (2)) and Part 4 (Final provisions), (other than section 35 and the Schedule so far as they relate to the provisions about exploitation of electricity trading and transmission arrangements), which will come into force on the day the Act receives Royal Assent (subsection (1)).

Back to top


Print Options


Explanatory Notes

Text created by the government department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Public Acts except Appropriation, Consolidated Fund, Finance and Consolidation Acts.


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources