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The Gas Act 1995 (Transitional Provisions and Savings) (No. 2) Order 1996

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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Gas Act 1995 (Transitional Provisions and Savings) (No. 2) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 1st March 1996.

(2) In this Order—

“the 1986 Act” means the Gas Act 1986(1);

“the 1995 Act” means the Gas Act 1995;

“the appointed day” means the day appointed under section 18(2) of the 1995 Act(2);

“supply successor” and “transport successor”, in relation to a public gas supplier, have the respective meanings given by paragraphs 19(11) and 18(2) of Schedule 5 to the 1995 Act.

(3) Unless the context otherwise requires, other expressions appearing in this Order shall have the same meaning, if any, as they have in Part I of the 1986 Act or the 1995 Act.

(4) The transitional provisions and savings contained in this Order are without prejudice to sections 16 and 17 of the Interpretation Act 1978(3) (effect of repeals).


By virtue of S.I. 1996/218 (c.4), the day so appointed is 1st March 1996.

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