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Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018

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15Smart charge points

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(1)Regulations may provide that a person must not sell or install a charge point unless it complies with prescribed requirements.

(2)The requirements that may be imposed under subsection (1) include requirements relating to the technical specifications for a charge point, including for example the ability of a charge point—

(a)to receive and process information provided by a prescribed person,

(b)to react to information of a kind mentioned in paragraph (a) (for example, by adjusting the rate of charging or discharging),

(c)to transmit information (including geographical information) to a prescribed person,

(d)to monitor and record energy consumption,

(e)to comply with requirements relating to security,

(f)to achieve energy efficiency, and

(g)to be accessed remotely.

(3)Regulations under subsection (1) may also prescribe requirements to be met in relation to the sale or installation of a charge point.

(4)In this section—

(a)“sell” includes let on hire, lend or give;

(b)references to a prescribed person include references to—

(i)a person of a prescribed description, and

(ii)a device operated by one or more prescribed persons.

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