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2Smart meter communication licensee administration ordersE+W+S

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(1)A smart meter communication licensee administration order (referred to in the smcl administration provisions as an “smcl administration order”) is an order which—

(a)is made by the court in relation to a smart meter communication licensee; and

(b)directs that, while the order is in force, the affairs, business and property of the company are to be managed by a person appointed by the court.

(2)The person appointed in relation to a company for the purposes of an smcl administration order is the smart meter communication administrator of the company.

(3)The smart meter communication administrator of a company must manage its affairs, business and property, and exercise and perform all the powers and duties of a smart meter communication administrator, so as to achieve the objective set out in section 3.

(4)In relation to an smcl administration order applying to a non-GB company, references in this section to the affairs, business and property of the company are references only to its affairs and business so far as carried on in Great Britain and to its property in Great Britain.

(5)In the smcl administration provisions—

  • smart meter communication licensee” means the company which is the holder of the relevant licences; and

  • relevant licences” means—

    (a)

    the licence granted under section 7AB of the Gas Act 1986 to provide a smart meter communication service, and

    (b)

    the licence granted under section 6 of the Electricity Act 1989 to provide a smart meter communication service.

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