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Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Act 2018

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12Interpretation

In this Act—

  • “the Authority” has the meaning given by section 1(1);

  • “deemed supply contract” means a contract deemed to exist pursuant to any of the following provisions—

    (a)

    paragraph 8 of Schedule 2B to the Gas Act 1986;

    (b)

    paragraph 3 of Schedule 6 to the Electricity Act 1989;

    (c)

    paragraph 19 of Schedule 5 to the Gas Act 1995;

    (d)

    paragraph 23 of Schedule 7 to the Utilities Act 2000;

  • “default rate” has the meaning given by section 1(4);

  • “domestic customer” means a customer under a domestic supply contract;

  • “domestic supply contract” means a contract (including a deemed supply contract) for the supply of gas or electricity at domestic premises wholly or mainly for domestic purposes;

  • “modify” includes amend, add to or remove, and references to modifications are to be construed accordingly;

  • “standard supply licence conditions” has the meaning given by section 1(3);

  • “standard variable rate” has the meaning given by section 1(4);

  • “supply”—

    (a)

    in relation to gas, is to be read in accordance with section 48(2) of the Gas Act 1986;

    (b)

    in relation to electricity, is to be read in accordance with section 4(4) of the Electricity Act 1989;

  • “supply licence” means a licence under section 7A(1) of the Gas Act 1986 or section 6(1)(d) of the Electricity Act 1989;

  • “tariff cap conditions” has the meaning given by section 1(1).

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