Search Legislation

The Gas Act 1986 (Transfer Date) Order 1986

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Opening Options

 Help about opening options

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format. The electronic version of this UK Statutory Instrument has been contributed by Westlaw and is taken from the printed publication. Read more

Statutory Instruments

1986 No. 1318

GAS

The Gas Act 1986 (Transfer Date) Order 1986

Made

28th July 1986

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the power conferred upon him by section 49(1) of the Gas Act 1986, hereby makes the following Order:—

1.  This Order may be cited as the Gas Act 1986 (Transfer Date) Order 1986.

2.  The day appointed for the purposes of section 49 of the Gas Act 1986 shall be 24th August 1986.

Peter Walker

Secretary of State for Energy

28th July 1986

EXPLANATORY NOTE

By the Gas Act 1986 (Nominated Company) Order 1986 (S.I. 1986/1317) the Secretary of State nominated British Gas public limited company as successor company to the British Gas Corporation.

This Order appoints 24th August 1986 as the day (referred to in the Gas Act 1986 as “the transfer date”) upon which the property, rights and liabilities of the British Gas Corporation become (subject to section 50 (British Gas Stock) of the Act) the property, rights and liabilities of British Gas public limited company.

By virtue of section 68(3) of the Gas Act 1986 which will be brought into operation on 18th August 1986 by the Gas Act 1986 (Commencement No. 1) Order 1986 (S.I. 1986/1315), the following provisions of that Act will come into force on the transfer date, namely—

(a)

Part II (transfer of undertaking of corporation);

(b)

Part II of Schedule 8 and section 67(3) so far as relating to that Part (transitional provisions and savings); and

(c)

Part II of Schedule 9 and section 67(4) so far as relating to that Part (repeals).

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources