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Energy Act 2013

Section 127: Rights apart from Part 4

531.Subsection (1) provides that nothing in Part 4 affects any other rights of the Secretary of State in relation to the government pipe-line and storage system.

532.Subsection (2) provides that the creation of rights to maintain and use, remove, replace or renew the government pipe-line and storage system or restore any land (section 120), of entry (section 121) and to transfer the system (section 125), is not reliant on whether a corresponding right was exercisable by the Secretary of State before the coming into force of the section.

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