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The Utilities Act 2000 (Commencement No. 6 and Transitional Provisions ) Order 2001

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Article 2

SCHEDULEPROVISIONS OF THE UTILITIES ACT 2000 COMING INTO FORCE ON 1ST OCTOBER 2001

Provisions of the ActPurpose
Section 1(3) (abolition of the offices of Directors General of Gas and Electricity Supply)For all purposes
Section 5(10) (annual and other reports of the Directors General)For all remaining purposes
Section 20(5) and (6) (provision of information by the Council to consumers in relation to standards of performance)For all remaining purposes
Section 28(1), (2), (3)(b) (prohibition on unlicensed distribution of electricity)For all purposes
Section 28(3)(a) (the definition of “distribute”)For all remaining purposes
Section 29 (exemptions from electricity licensing)For all purposes
Section 30 (licences authorising supply etc. of electricity)For all remaining purposes
Section 31 (enactments referring to public electricity suppliers)For all purposes
Section 32(1) and (3) to (8) (electricity licence conditions)For all remaining purposes
Section 33(3) (standard conditions of electricity licences)For all purposes
Section 34 (modification of conditions of particular electricity licences)For all purposes
Section 35 (modification of standard conditions of electricity licences)For all remaining purposes
Section 36 (electricity licence modification references)For all purposes
Section 37 (reports on modification references)For all purposes
Section 38 (modification following report)For all purposes
Section 39 (Competition Commission’s power to veto modifications)For all purposes
Section 40 (modification by order under other enactments)For all purposes
Section 41 (transfer of electricity licences)For all purposes
Section 42 (reasons for decisions under the Electricity Act)For all purposes
Section 43 (altering activities requiring an electricity licence)For all purposes
Section 44 (duty to connect on request)For all purposes
Section 45 (abolition of tariffs)For all purposes
Section 46(1) and (3) to (5) (power to recover expenditure)For all remaining purposes
Section 46(2) (power to recover expenditure)For all purposes
Section 47 (power to require security)For all purposes
Section 48 (additional terms of connection)For all purposes
Section 49 (special agreements with respect to connection)For all purposes
Section 50 (general duties of electricity distributors)For all purposes
Section 51(1) (the Electricity Code)For all purposes
Section 51(2) (the Electricity Code: the substitution of Schedule 6 to the Electricity Act)For all remaining purposes
Section 52 (amendment to Schedule 7 to the Electricity Act)For all remaining purposes
Section 53 (powers of electricity licence holders)For all purposes
Section 54(1) (standards of performance in individual cases)For all purposes
Section 54(2) (standards of performance in individual cases: electricity distributors)For all remaining purposes
Section 55 (overall standards of performance: electricity distributors)For all remaining purposes
Section 56 (standards of performance: procedures)For all remaining purposes
Section 57 (information with respect to levels of performance)For all purposes
Section 58 (information to be given to customers)For all remaining purposes
Section 59(1) (financial penalties)For all remaining purposes
Section 59(2) and (3) (financial penalties)For all purposes
Section 60 (licence enforcement)For all purposes
Section 61 (links between directors' remuneration and electricity service standards)For all purposes
Section 62 (obligation in connection with electricity from renewable sources)For all remaining purposes
Section 63 (orders under section 32: supplementary)For all purposes
Section 64 (green certificates)For all purposes
Section 65 (alternative way of discharging renewables obligation: payments)For all purposes
Section 69 (help for disadvantaged groups of electricity customers)For all purposes
Section 70 (energy efficiency requirements for electricity distributors and suppliers)For all purposes
Section 71 (general duties of transmission licence holders in Scotland)For all purposes
Section 72 (uniform prices etc. in certain areas of Scotland)For all purposes
Section 73 (maximum prices for reselling electricity)For all purposes
Section 74(1) and (4) to (7) (gas licence conditions)For all remaining purposes
Section 74(2) (gas licence conditions: application for a licence)For all purposes
Section 76 (gas transporters)For all purposes
Section 77 (restriction on use of certain pipe-lines for providing a supply of gas)For all purposes
Section 78 (construction of pipe-lines by gas transporters)For all purposes
Section 79 (duty to facilitate competition)For all purposes
Section 80 (gas transporters' duty to make a connection)For all purposes
Section 81(3) (standard conditions of gas licences)For all purposes
Section 82(1)–(3) (modification of standard conditions of gas licences)For all purposes
Section 82(4) (modification of standard conditions of gas licences)For all remaining purposes
Section 83 (modification following Competition Commission report)For all purposes
Section 84 (the Gas Code)For all purposes
Section 85 (transfer of gas licences)For all purposes
Section 86 (exemptions from gas licensing)For all purposes
Section 87 (reasons for decisions under the Gas Act)For all purposes
Section 88 (altering activities requiring a gas licence)For all purposes
Section 89 (repeal of section 10(2) to (5) of the Gas Act 1995)For all purposes
Section 90(1) (standards of performance in individual cases)For all purposes
Section 90(2) (standards of performance in individual cases: gas transporters and disputes)For all remaining purposes
Section 91 (overall standards of performance: gas transporters)For all remaining purposes
Section 92 (procedures for prescribing or determining standards of performance)For all remaining purposes
Section 93 (information with respect to levels of performance)For all purposes
Section 94 (information to be given to customers about overall performance)For all remaining purposes
Section 95(1) (financial penalties)For all remaining purposes
Section 95(2) to (5) (financial penalties)For all purposes
Section 96 (licence enforcement)For all purposes
Section 97 (links between directors' remuneration and gas service standards)For all purposes
Section 98 (help for disadvantaged groups of gas customers)For all purposes
Section 99 (energy efficiency requirements for gas transporters and suppliers)For all purposes
Section 101 (standards of gas quality)For all purposes
Section 102 (maximum prices for reselling gas)For all purposes
Section 103 (overall energy efficiency targets)For all purposes
Section 108 (amendments, transitional provisions and repeals)For all remaining purposes
Schedule 4 (Schedule to be substituted for Schedule 6 to the 1989 Act)For all remaining purposes
In Schedule 5 (electricity metering)—
  • paragraphs 1, 3(1) and (2) and 4

For all remaining purposes
  • paragraphs 2, 3(3) to (5) and 5 to 8

For all purposes
In Schedule 6 (minor and consequential amendments)—
  • paragraphs 1, 2(1), 8(1), 13, 19(a), 24, 28, 32, 33 and 38(2)

For all remaining purposes
  • paragraphs 2(2), 3, 4, 6, 7, 8(2) and (4), 9, 10, 12(a) to (e), 14, 16, 18, 19(b) to (d), 20, 21, 23, 26, 30, 31, 34, 36, 37, 38(1) and (3) to (8), 39, 41, 46 and 47

For all purposes
In Schedule 7 (transitional provisions and savings)—
  • paragraph 29

For all purposes
In Schedule 8 (repeals) the entries relating to the—
  • House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975(1)

For all remaining purposes
  • Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975(2)

For all remaining purposes
  • Gas Act

For all purposes save in respect of the entries relating to sections 5, 7A(12), 8A(1) and 36 and Schedules 2A and 2B
  • Insolvency Act 1986(3)

For all purposes
  • Electricity Act

For all remaining purposes
  • Offshore Safety Act 1992(4)

For all purposes
  • Competition and Service (Utilities) Act 1992

  • For all purposes

  • Environment Act 1995(5)

  • For all purposes

  • Gas Act 1995

For all purposes save in respect of the entries relating to section 3(2) and Schedules 1 and 3
  • Fossil Fuel Levy Act 1998(6)

For all purposes
  • Competition Act 1998

For all purposes

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