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Section 72

SCHEDULE 1E+W+SReducing carbon emissions and home-heating costs: minor and consequential amendments

Gas Act 1986E+W+S

1In section 33DA(1)(a) of the Gas Act 1986 (publication of statistical information about standards of performance) after sub-paragraph (ii) insert—E+W+S

(iii)home-heating cost reduction obligations imposed by order under section 33BD; and.

Electricity Act 1989E+W+S

2The Electricity Act 1989 is amended in accordance with paragraphs 3 to 6.E+W+S

3In section 6(9) (definition of “electricity distributor”, “electricity generator” and “electricity supplier”) omit the definition of “electricity generator”.E+W+S

4(1)Section 41A (promotion of reductions in carbon emissions: electricity generators, electricity distributors and electricity suppliers) is amended as follows.E+W+S

(2)In the heading omit “electricity generators,”.

(3)In subsection (1)—

(a)omit paragraph (za) (power to impose carbon emission reduction obligation on electricity generators);

(b)in the words after paragraph (b) omit “generator,”.

(4)In subsection (3) omit “electricity generators,”.

(5)In subsection (4) omit paragraph (a) (duty to carry out functions under the section in a way that does not inhibit competition between electricity generators).

(6)In subsection (5)—

(a)in paragraph (a) omit “electricity generators,”;

(b)in paragraph (d) omit “generators,”;

(c)in paragraph (f) omit “generators,”.

(7)In subsection (6) omit “generator,”.

(8)In subsection (7)(d) omit “electricity generator,”.

(9)In subsection (8)(d) omit “generators,”.

(10)In subsection (11) omit “electricity generators,”.

5(1)Section 42AA (publication of statistical information about standards of performance) is amended as follows.E+W+S

(2)In paragraph (a) of subsection (1)—

(a)omit “electricity generators,”;

(b)after sub-paragraph (ii) insert—

(iii)home-heating cost reduction obligations imposed by order under section 41B; and.

(3)In paragraph (b) of subsection (1) omit “generators,”.

(4)In subsection (2) omit “electricity generators,”.

6In section 64(1) (interpretation etc of Part 1) in the definition of “electricity distributor”, “electricity generator” and “electricity supplier” omit “, “electricity generator””.E+W+S

Utilities Act 2000E+W+S

7The Utilities Act 2000 is amended in accordance with paragraphs 8 and 9.E+W+S

8(1)Section 103 (overall carbon emissions reduction targets) is amended as follows.E+W+S

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)in the words before paragraph (a) for “by the Authority of its functions” substitute “ of the functions of the Administrator ”;

(b)in paragraph (b) omit “generators,”.

(3)In subsection (2)—

(a)in the words before paragraph (a) for “the Authority to apportion the target” substitute “ the target to be apportioned ”

(b)in paragraph (b) omit “electricity generators,”.

(4)In subsection (3) for “The Authority” substitute “ The Administrator ”.

(5)In subsection (4) omit “electricity generators,”.

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I1Sch. 1 para. 8 wholly in force at 1.1.2013; para. 8(1)(2)(a)(3)(a)(4) in force at 18/12/2011 and para. 8(2)(b)(3)(b)(5) in force at 1.1.2013 see s. 121(5)(a)(b)

9In section 105 (general restriction on disclosure of information) in subsection (3) (circumstances in which the restriction does not apply to a disclosure) after paragraph (a) insert—E+W+S

(ab)it is required by a notice under section 103B of this Act or is permitted by subsection (6) of that section;.

Section 89

SCHEDULE 2E+W+SUpstream petroleum infrastructure: minor and consequential amendments

Pipe-lines Act 1962E+W+S

1The Pipe-lines Act 1962 is amended in accordance with paragraphs 2 to 7.E+W+S

2In section 9 (provisions for securing that a pipeline is so constructed as to reduce necessity for construction of others)—E+W+S

(a)in subsection (8) for the words from “applications” to the end substitute with respect to the proposed pipe-line—

(a)an application of a kind mentioned in subsection (1)(a) of section 82 of the Energy Act 2011 (acquisition of rights to use upstream petroleum infrastructure), and

(b)if applicable, an application under subsection (4) of that section.;

(b)after subsection (8) insert—

(9)For the purposes of an application made with respect to a proposed pipe-line by virtue of subsection (8)—

(a)sections 82 and 83 of the Energy Act 2011 shall have effect as if—

(i)references to a pipe-line were references to the proposed pipe-line as it would be once constructed in accordance with the condition attached by virtue of subsection (1) of this section;

(ii)references to the owner of a pipe-line were reference to the proposed owner of the proposed pipeline;

(b)section 84 of the Energy Act 2011 shall be disregarded.

3In section 9A (provisions for securing that an additional pipe-line is so constructed as to reduce necessity for construction of other pipe-lines)—E+W+S

(a)in subsection (8) for the words from “applications” to the end substitute with respect to the proposed pipe-line—

(a)an application of a kind mentioned in subsection (1)(a) of section 82 of the Energy Act 2011 (acquisition of rights to use upstream petroleum infrastructure), and

(b)if applicable, an application under subsection (4) of that section.;

(b)after subsection (8) insert—

(9)For the purposes of an application made with respect to a proposed pipe-line by virtue of subsection (8)—

(a)sections 82 and 83 of the Energy Act 2011 shall have effect as if—

(i)references to a pipe-line were references to the proposed pipe-line as it would be once constructed in accordance with the notice served under subsection (1) of this section;

(ii)references to the owner of a pipe-line were reference to the proposed owner of the proposed pipeline;

(b)section 84 of the Energy Act 2011 shall be disregarded.

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

5Sections 10E to 10H (provisions for securing that upstream petroleum pipe-lines are so used as to reduce necessity for construction of other etc) are repealed.E+W+S

6In section 65(2) (meaning of “pipeline”) omit paragraph (g) and the “and” immediately before that paragraph.E+W+S

7In section 66(1) (general interpretation provisions)—E+W+S

(a)in paragraph (c) of the definition of “owner” for the words from “sections 10C” to “section 10E(2))” substitute “ section 10C ”;

(b)for the definition of “upstream petroleum pipe-line” substitute—

upstream petroleum pipe-line” has the meaning given by section 90(1) of the Energy Act 2011.

Petroleum Act 1998E+W+S

8The Petroleum Act 1998 is amended in accordance with paragraphs 9 to 15.E+W+S

9In section 15 (authorisations for construction and use of controlled pipelines) in subsection (6) after “or 17G(6)” insert “ of this Act or section 89(4) and (5) of the Energy Act 2011 ”.E+W+S

10In section 16 (compulsory modifications of controlled pipelines) before subsection (1) insert—E+W+S

(A3)Pipelines that are relevant upstream petroleum pipelines for the purposes of section 82(1) of the Energy Act 2011 are excepted from the operation of this section.

11In section 17 (acquisition of rights to use controlled pipelines) for subsection (1A) substitute—E+W+S

(1A)This section does not apply to—

(a)controlled petroleum pipelines;

(b)pipelines in, under or over the territorial sea adjacent to Great Britain which are used to convey gas directly from a terminal to a pipeline system operated by a gas transporter or to any premises;

(c)gas interconnectors (within the meaning of Part 1 of the Gas Act 1986).

12In section 17F (acquisition of rights to use controlled petroleum pipelines) in subsection (1) for the words from “, other” to the end substitute “ in, under or over the territorial sea adjacent to Northern Ireland ”.E+W+S

13In section 17G (section 17F: supplemental) in subsection (1) for “controlled waters” substitute “ the territorial sea adjacent to Northern Ireland ”.E+W+S

14In section 18 (termination of authorisations for construction and use of controlled pipelines) in subsection (6)(b) after “or 17F(9)” insert “ of this Act or section 82(11) of the Energy Act 2011 ”.E+W+S

15In section 19 (vesting of controlled pipelines on termination or subsequent issue of authorisations) in subsection (1)(b) after “or section 17F(9)” insert “ of this Act or section 82(11) of the Energy Act 2011 ”.E+W+S

Energy Act 2008E+W+S

16The Energy Act 2008 is amended in accordance with paragraphs 17 and 18.E+W+S

17Sections 80 to 82 (third party access to oil processing facilities) are repealed.E+W+S

18In section 112 (extent) omit paragraph (c) of subsection (2).E+W+S

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