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The Electricity Act 1989 (Requirement of Consent for Hydro-electric Generating Stations) (Scotland) Order 1990

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1.  This Order may be cited as the Electricity Act 1989 (Requirement of Consent for Hydro-electric Generating Stations) (Scotland) Order 1990, shall extend to Scotland only, and shall come into force on 31st March 1990.

2.  In the case of generating stations wholly or mainly driven by water, section 36(2) of the Electricity Act 1989 shall have effect as if, for the permitted capacity of 50 megawatts mentioned therein, there were substituted the capacity of 1 megawatt.

Malcolm Rifkind

One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State

St. Andrew’s House,


26th February 1990

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