Citation and interpretation
1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Energy Act 2004 (Commencement No. 10) Order 2010.
(2) In this Order—
“the Act” means the Energy Act 2004;
“electrical plant”, “electric line” and “generating station” have the meanings given by section 64(1) (interpretation etc of Part 1) of the Electricity Act 1989(1);
“offshore waters” means waters in or adjacent to Great Britain which are—
between the mean low water mark and the seaward limits of the territorial sea; and
waters within an area designated under section 1(7) of the Continental Shelf Act 1964(2); and
“tender exercise” means a competitive tender exercise undertaken in accordance with regulations made under section 6C (competitive tenders for offshore transmission licences) of the Electricity Act 1989(3).
Section 6C was inserted into the Electricity Act 1989 by section 92 of the Energy Act 2004 (c.20). Section 6D (supplemental provision to section 6C) and section 6E (property schemes in respect of offshore transmission licences) were inserted into the Electricity Act by section 44(2) of, and Schedule 2 to, the Energy Act 2008 (c.32).