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(1)The framework regulations may make provision for dealing with cases where—
(a)at the time when a plan is entered into the improver and the bill payer are different persons;
(b)the bill payer at the time when a plan is entered into is a different person from the bill payer at any subsequent time (a “subsequent bill payer”).
(2)Provision which may be made by virtue of subsection (1) includes—
(a)provision requiring the term included in the plan by virtue of section 5(2)(a)(i) to be one to which the bill payer mentioned in subsection (1)(a) has consented, and
(b)provision as to the terms of the plan which are to bind or benefit that bill payer or a subsequent bill payer.
(3)Subsection (1) is subject to section 1(6).
(4)The framework regulations may make provision for the purpose of providing redress in cases where a permission or consent mentioned in section 5(2)(b) was not obtained or was improperly obtained.
(5)Provision included in framework regulations by virtue of subsection (4) may, in particular, enable the Secretary of State to—
(a)require a green deal provider to suspend or cancel the liability of a bill payer to make payments under a green deal plan;
(b)require a green deal provider to refund any such payments that have already been made;
(c)require an improver to pay compensation to the green deal provider in respect of the suspension, cancellation or refund.
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