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Energy Act 2011

Section 90: Interpretation

256.This section provides definitions for various terms used in the Chapter. The definitions of ‘upstream petroleum pipeline’, ‘gas processing facility’ and ‘oil processing facility’ are of particular importance, being central to the scope of the Chapter – see section 82(1), etc. These three definitions in turn depend on the meaning of other terms defined in this section. The definition of ‘payments’ is also of note since it allows for payment to be given in money or money’s worth – in other words, it provides for payments in kind.

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