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Energy Act 2013

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120Rights in relation to the government pipe-line and storage system

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(1)The Secretary of State may maintain and use the government pipe-line and storage system or any part of it for any purpose for which it is suitable.

(2)The Secretary of State may remove, replace or renew the system or any part of it.

(3)The Secretary of State may restore land if the system or any part of it has been removed or abandoned.

(4)The Secretary of State may inspect or survey the system, any part of it or any land on or under which the system or any part of it is situated.

(5)The rights conferred by this section include in particular the right—

(a)to place, continue or renew markers for indicating the position of the system or any part of it in so far as it is placed under land;

(b)to erect and maintain stiles, gates, bridges or culverts for the facilitation of access to the system or any part of it;

(c)to construct works for the facilitation of maintenance or inspection, or protection from damage, of the system or any part of it;

(d)temporarily to place on land on or under which the system or any part of it is situated materials, plant or apparatus required in connection with the system or any part of it.

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