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(1)A scheme may include—
(a)provision for the adjustment of charges by relevant persons (as well as by one or more energy suppliers), and
(b)in relation to charges payable to energy suppliers, provision for the adjustment of charges payable by customers who are not the disadvantaged customers (as well as by the disadvantaged customers).
(2)A scheme must—
(a)describe the disadvantaged customers,
(b)specify the persons whose charges are covered by the scheme, and
(c)set out the basis of the adjustment of the charges.
(3)If a scheme does not relate to the whole of Great Britain, it must specify the area or areas to which it relates.
(4)A scheme may—
(a)require energy suppliers or relevant persons to supply information of any specified description, in any specified form, to any other such persons, and
(b)provide for the modification of conditions of licences,
for the purpose of facilitating the implementation of the scheme.
(5)In this section “scheme” means a scheme under section 26.
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