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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Energy efficiency

    1. CHAPTER 1 Green deal

      1. Introductory

        1. 1.Green deal plans

        2. 2.Green deal plans: supplementary

        3. 3.Framework regulations

      2. Green deal plan

        1. 4.Assessment of property etc

        2. 5.Terms of plan etc

        3. 6.Consents and redress etc

        4. 7.Installation of improvements

        5. 8.Confirmation of plan

        6. 9.Confirmation of plan: supplementary provision for England and Wales

        7. 10.Confirmation of plan: supplementary provision for Scotland

        8. 11.Updating information produced under section 8

      3. Disclosure of green deal plan etc

        1. 12.Disclosure of green deal plan etc in connection with sale or letting out

        2. 13.Disclosure of green deal plan in connection with other transactions etc

        3. 14.Acknowledgment of green deal plan on sale or letting out

        4. 15.Acknowledgment of green deal plan in connection with other transactions etc

        5. 16.Sanctions for non-compliance with obligations under sections 12 to 15

      4. Modifying energy licences

        1. 17.Power to modify energy licences in connection with green deal payments

        2. 18.Power to modify energy supply licences to make provision as to default in green deal payments

        3. 19.Power to modify energy supply licences to require provision of information

        4. 20.Power to modify energy supply licences to make provision as to consumer protection

        5. 21.Powers under sections 17 to 20: consultation

        6. 22.Powers under sections 17 to 20: supplementary

      5. Gas and electricity codes

        1. 23.Recovering green deal payments: gas suppliers

        2. 24.Recovering green deal payments: electricity suppliers

      6. Modifying consumer credit legislation

        1. 25.Exemption from Consumer Credit Act 1974 in relation to credit to business debtors

        2. 26.Energy suppliers not to be treated as carrying on ancillary credit business

        3. 27.Duties to give debtors information and statements

        4. 28.Exemption from requirement to give notice of sums in arrears

        5. 29.Early repayment of green deal finance

        6. 30.Power to amend Consumer Credit Act 1974

      7. Delegation and exercise of functions

        1. 31.Delegation and conferring of functions

        2. 32.Exercise of scheme functions on behalf of the Secretary of State or a public body

        3. 33.Duty to report

      8. General

        1. 34.Power of Secretary of State to deal with special circumstances

        2. 35.Appeals

        3. 36.Funding for energy efficiency advice

        4. 37.Preparatory expenditure: framework regulations

        5. 38.Green deal installation apprenticeships

        6. 39.Parliamentary procedure in relation to code of practice

        7. 40.Regulations and orders

        8. 41.Crown application: Chapter 1

    2. CHAPTER 2 Private rented sector: England and Wales

      1. Introductory

        1. 42.Meaning of “domestic PR property” and “non-domestic PR property”: England and Wales

      2. Domestic energy efficiency regulations

        1. 43.Domestic energy efficiency regulations

        2. 44.Further provision about domestic energy efficiency regulations

        3. 45.Sanctions for the purposes of domestic energy efficiency regulations

      3. Tenants' energy efficiency improvements regulations

        1. 46.Tenants' energy efficiency improvements regulations

        2. 47.Further provision about tenants' energy efficiency improvements regulations

        3. 48.Sanctions for the purposes of tenants' energy efficiency improvements regulations

      4. Non-domestic energy efficiency regulations

        1. 49.Non-domestic energy efficiency regulations

        2. 50.Further provision about non-domestic energy efficiency regulations

        3. 51.Sanctions for the purposes of non-domestic energy efficiency regulations

      5. General

        1. 52.Regulations and orders: Chapter 2

        2. 53.Crown application: Chapter 2

    3. CHAPTER 3 Private rented sector: Scotland

      1. Introductory

        1. 54.Meaning of “domestic PR property” and “non-domestic PR property”: Scotland

      2. Scottish domestic energy efficiency regulations

        1. 55.Scottish domestic energy efficiency regulations

        2. 56.Further provision about Scottish domestic energy efficiency regulations

        3. 57.Sanctions for the purposes of Scottish domestic energy efficiency regulations

      3. Scottish tenants' energy efficiency improvements regulations

        1. 58.Scottish tenants' energy efficiency improvements regulations

        2. 59.Further provision about Scottish tenants' energy efficiency improvements regulations

        3. 60.Sanctions for the purposes of Scottish tenants' energy efficiency improvements regulations

      4. Scottish non-domestic energy efficiency regulations

        1. 61.Scottish non-domestic energy efficiency regulations

        2. 62.Further provision about Scottish non-domestic energy efficiency regulations

        3. 63.Sanctions for the purposes of Scottish non-domestic energy efficiency regulations

      5. General

        1. 64.Regulations and orders: Chapter 3

        2. 65.Crown application: Chapter 3

    4. CHAPTER 4 Reducing carbon emissions and home-heating costs

      1. 66.Promotion of reductions in carbon emissions: gas transporters and suppliers

      2. 67.Promotion of reductions in carbon emissions: electricity generators, distributors and suppliers

      3. 68.Promotion of reductions in home-heating costs: gas transporters and suppliers

      4. 69.Promotion of reductions in home-heating costs: electricity distributors and suppliers

      5. 70.Overall home-heating cost reduction targets

      6. 71.Power of Secretary of State to require information: carbon emissions reduction targets and home-heating cost reduction targets

      7. 72.Minor and consequential amendments

    5. CHAPTER 5 Information about energy consumption, efficiency and tariffs

      1. Smart meters

        1. 73.Smart meters

      2. Energy performance certificates

        1. 74.Access to register of energy performance certificates etc: England and Wales

        2. 75.Access to register of energy performance certificates etc: Scotland

      3. Information about tariffs

        1. 76.Power to modify energy supply licences: information about tariffs

        2. 77.Power to modify energy supply licences: procedure and supplemental

        3. 78.General duties of the Secretary of State

  3. Part 2 Security of energy supplies

    1. CHAPTER 1 Electricity supply

      1. 79.Annual report by Gas and Electricity Markets Authority on security of electricity supply

      2. 80.Annual report by Secretary of State on security of energy supplies

    2. CHAPTER 2 Gas supply

      1. 81.Power of the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority to direct a modification of the Uniform Network Code

    3. CHAPTER 3 Upstream petroleum infrastructure

      1. 82.Acquisition of rights to use upstream petroleum infrastructure

      2. 83.Power of Secretary of State to give a notice under section 82(11) on own initiative

      3. 84.Compulsory modification of upstream petroleum infrastructure

      4. 85.Variation of notices under sections 82 and 84

      5. 86.Publication of notices and variations

      6. 87.Powers of Secretary of State to require information

      7. 88.Enforcement

      8. 89.Minor, consequential and supplemental provision

      9. 90.Interpretation

      10. 91.Meaning of “associate” for the purposes of section 82

    4. CHAPTER 4 Downstream gas processing facilities

      1. 92.Acquisition of rights to use gas processing facilities for downstream purposes

    5. CHAPTER 5 Special administration

      1. Special administration under the Energy Act 2004

        1. 93.Amendment of section 166 of the Energy Act 2004

      2. Special administration under this Chapter

        1. 94.Energy supply company administration orders

        2. 95.Objective of an energy supply company administration

        3. 96.Application of certain provisions of the Energy Act 2004 in relation to esc administration orders

        4. 97.Conduct of administration, transfer schemes, etc

        5. 98.Modifications of particular or standard conditions

        6. 99.Licence conditions to secure funding of energy supply company administration

        7. 100.Modifications under the Enterprise Act 2002

        8. 101.Power to make further modifications of insolvency legislation

        9. 102.Interpretation of Chapter 5

    6. CHAPTER 6 Continental shelf

      1. 103.Revocation etc of designations under Continental Shelf Act 1964

  4. Part 3 Measures for reducing carbon emissions

    1. Offshore electricity

      1. 104.Offshore transmission and distribution of electricity: extension of time for licence modifications and property scheme applications

    2. Security of nuclear construction sites

      1. 105.Regulation of security of nuclear construction sites

    3. Decommissioning

      1. 106.Agreement about modifying decommissioning programme

      2. 107.Abandonment: infrastructure converted for CCS demonstration projects

    4. Carbon dioxide pipelines

      1. 108.Carbon dioxide pipelines: powers of compulsory acquisition

    5. Carbon emissions reduction

      1. 109.Contribution to carbon budgeting under the Climate Change Act 2008

      2. 110.Energy efficiency aim

    6. Electricity from renewable sources

      1. 111.Adjustment of electricity transmission charges

      2. 112.Electricity from renewable sources: National Park authorities and Broads Authority

    7. Northern Ireland: renewable heat incentives

      1. 113.Renewable heat incentives in Northern Ireland

      2. 114.Power for Gas and Electricity Markets Authority to act on behalf of Northern Ireland authority in connection with scheme under section 113

  5. Part 4 Coal Authority

    1. 115.Additional powers of the Coal Authority: England and Wales

    2. 116.Additional powers of the Coal Authority: Scotland

  6. Part 5 Miscellaneous and general

    1. Miscellaneous

      1. 117.Amendment of section 137 of the Energy Act 2004

      2. 118.Amendment and repeal of measures relating to home energy efficiency

    2. General

      1. 119.Consultation

      2. 120.Extent

      3. 121.Commencement

      4. 122.Short title

  7. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Reducing carbon emissions and home-heating costs: minor and consequential amendments

      1. Gas Act 1986

        1. 1.In section 33DA(1)(a) of the Gas Act 1986 (publication of...

      2. Electricity Act 1989

        1. 2.The Electricity Act 1989 is amended in accordance with paragraphs...

        2. 3.In section 6(9) (definition of “electricity distributor”, “electricity generator” and...

        3. 4.(1) Section 41A (promotion of reductions in carbon emissions: electricity...

        4. 5.(1) Section 42AA (publication of statistical information about standards of...

        5. 6.In section 64(1) (interpretation etc of Part 1) in the...

      3. Utilities Act 2000

        1. 7.The Utilities Act 2000 is amended in accordance with paragraphs...

        2. 8.(1) Section 103 (overall carbon emissions reduction targets) is amended...

        3. 9.In section 105 (general restriction on disclosure of information) in...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Upstream petroleum infrastructure: minor and consequential amendments

      1. Pipe-lines Act 1962

        1. 1.The Pipe-lines Act 1962 is amended in accordance with paragraphs...

        2. 2.In section 9 (provisions for securing that a pipeline is...

        3. 3.In section 9A (provisions for securing that an additional pipe-line...

        4. 4.In section 10A(2) for “, 10(4) or 10E(9)” substitute “...

        5. 5.Sections 10E to 10H (provisions for securing that upstream petroleum...

        6. 6.In section 65(2) (meaning of “pipeline”) omit paragraph (g) and...

        7. 7.In section 66(1) (general interpretation provisions)— (a) in paragraph (c)...

      2. Petroleum Act 1998

        1. 8.The Petroleum Act 1998 is amended in accordance with paragraphs...

        2. 9.In section 15 (authorisations for construction and use of controlled...

        3. 10.In section 16 (compulsory modifications of controlled pipelines) before subsection...

        4. 11.In section 17 (acquisition of rights to use controlled pipelines)...

        5. 12.In section 17F (acquisition of rights to use controlled petroleum...

        6. 13.In section 17G (section 17F: supplemental) in subsection (1) for...

        7. 14.In section 18 (termination of authorisations for construction and use...

        8. 15.In section 19 (vesting of controlled pipelines on termination or...

      3. Energy Act 2008

        1. 16.The Energy Act 2008 is amended in accordance with paragraphs...

        2. 17.Sections 80 to 82 (third party access to oil processing...

        3. 18.In section 112 (extent) omit paragraph (c) of subsection (2)....

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