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Statutory Instruments

2004 No. 144 (C.6)

COAL INDUSTRY

The Coal Industry Act 1994 (Commencement No.7) and Dissolution of the British Coal Corporation Order 2004

Made

22nd January 2004

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred upon her by sections 23(2), 68(4) and 68(5)(a) of the Coal Industry Act 1994(1), hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and Interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Coal Industry Act 1994 (Commencement No. 7) and Dissolution of the British Coal Corporation Order 2004.

(2) In this Order, the “Act” means the Coal Industry Act 1994.

Provisions Coming into Force on 27th March 2004

2.  The following provisions shall come into force on 27th March 2004:

(a)section 67(8) of the Act, so far as it relates to provisions coming into force by virtue of paragraph (b); and

(b)Part III of Schedule 11 to the Act, so far as it relates to the repeals set out in the Schedule to this Order.

Dissolution of the British Coal Corporation

3.  The British Coal Corporation shall be dissolved on 27th March 2004.

Nigel Griffiths,

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Small Business and Enterprise,

Department of Trade and Industry

22nd January 2004

SCHEDULEREPEALS TAKING EFFECT ON 27 MARCH 2004

ChapterShort titleExtent of repeal
9 & 10 Geo. 6.c. 59.The Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946

Section 4(6), so far as unrepealed.

Sections 27 and 28.

Section 34(1).

Section 35.

Section 55.

Section 64(2), (4), (6), (7), (8) and (9).

10 & 11 Eliz. 2. c. 22.The Coal Consumers' Councils (Northern Irish Interests) Act 1962Section 2, so far as unrepealed.
11 Eliz. 2. c. 6.The Coal Industry Act 1962

Sections 1 and 2.

Section 4.

1965 c. 82.The Coal Industry Act 1965

Section 1.

Section 4(1).

Section 5.

Schedule 1.

1967 c. 91.The Coal Industry Act 1967

Section 4.

Sections 7 and 8.

1968 c. 13.The National Loans Act 1968In Schedule 1, the entries relating to sections 28(1)(b) and (2) and 34(1) of the Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946.
1971 c. 16.The Coal Industry Act 1971

Section 4.

Sections 9 and 10.

1973 c. 8.The Coal Industry Act 1973

Section 2.

Section 10.

In Schedule 1, paragraphs 2 to 3.

1975 c. 55.The Statutory Corporations (Financial Provisions) Act 1975

In Schedule 2, the entry relating to the British Coal Corporation.

In Schedule 4, paragraph 2.

1976 c. 1.The National Coal Board (Finance) Act 1976

Section 2.

Section 4.

1977 c. 39.The Coal Industry Act 1977

Section 1.

Section 15.

Schedule 1.

In Schedule 4, paragraphs 1(1) and (7), 2 and 3.

Schedule 5.

1980 c. 50.The Coal Industry Act 1980

Sections 1 and 2.

Section 9.

1982 c. 15.The Coal Industry Act 1982

Section 3.

Sections 5 and 6.

1983 c. 29.The Miscellaneous Financial Provisions Act 1983In Schedule 2, the entry relating to the Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946.
1983 c. 60.The Coal Industry Act 1983Sections 1 and 2.
1985 c. 9.The Companies Consolidation (Consequential Provisions) Act 1985In Schedule 2, the entries relating to the Coal Industry Act 1965 and the Coal Industry Act 1971.
1987 c. 3The Coal Industry Act 1987

Sections 3 and 4.

Section 6.

Section 10(3).

In section 10(4), the words from “except” onwards.

Schedules 2 and 3.

1989 c. 40The Companies Act 1989In Schedule 18, paragraph 18.
1990 c. 3.The Coal Industry Act 1990

Sections 1 and 3.

Section 6, so far as unrepealed.

1991 c. 45The Coal Mining Subsidence Act 1991Section 49(4).
1992 c. 17.The Coal Industry Act 1992The whole Act.
1993 c. 2The British Coal and British Rail (Transfer Proposals) Act 1993The whole Act

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order provides for the dissolution of the British Coal Corporation on 27 March 2004 and brings into force certain of the repeals specified in Part III of Schedule 11 to the Coal Industry Act 1994 not previously brought into force.

Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Coal Industry Act 1994 have been brought into force by commencement order made before the date of this Order:

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.I. No.
Sections 1, 4, 5, 6 and 21 and Schedules 1 and 419.9.941994/2189
Sections 2, 3, 15, 16, 19, 20, 22 (partially), 25-30, 35, 37, 45-47, 56-61, 67(1) and (8) (partially), 67 (7), Schedule 3, Schedule 5, Schedule 9 (partially), Schedule 10 and Schedule 11 (partially)31.10.941994/2552
Schedule 9 (partially) and Schedule 11 (partially)1.11.941994/2552
Schedule 11 (partially)24.12.941994/3063
Section 2431.1.951995/159
Schedule 11 (partially)1.3.951995/273
Schedule 11 (partially)30.6.951995/1507

In addition, the provisions specified in section 68(2) of the Act came into force on 31st October 1994 by virtue of the Coal Industry (Restructuring Date) Order 1994 (S.I. 1994/2553) and the provisions specified in section 68(3) of the Act will come into force on 27 March 2004 by virtue of the making of this Order.