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The Electricity and Gas (Internal Markets) Regulations 2011

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2

    1. 3.National Consumer Council to provide guidance to energy consumers

  4. PART 3

    1. 4.Gas transmission and the operation of gas interconnectors: independence

    2. 5.Electricity transmission and the operation of electricity interconnectors: independence

  5. PART 4

    1. 6.Independence of storage facilities

    2. 7.General duties of storage facility owners, LNG import or export facility owners etc

    3. 8.Duty to allow others to use storage facilities: exemptions for new and modified facilities

    4. 9.Duty to allow others to use storage facilities: review and revocation of exemptions

    5. 10.Duty to allow others to use storage facilities

    6. 11.Duty to allow others to use LNG import or export facilities: exemptions for new and modified facilities

    7. 12.Duty to allow others to use LNG import or export facilities: review and revocation of exemptions

    8. 13.Duty to allow others to use LNG import or export facilities

    9. 14.Duty to allow others to use LNG import or export facilities: exemptions in relation to take-or-pay commitments

    10. 15.Exempt new and modified facilities: mechanisms for the allocation of capacity

    11. 16.Consequential amendments of the Petroleum Act 1998 in respect of storage facilities

    12. 17.Transitional provision in relation to exempt storage and LNG import or export facilities

  6. PART 5

    1. 18.Independence of gas transporters authorised to convey gas to premises

    2. 19.Independence of electricity distributors

  7. PART 6

    1. 20.Duties of gas distribution exemption holders and supply exemption holders

    2. 21.Duties of electricity distribution exemption holders and supply exemption holders

  8. PART 7

    1. Designation, reporting and members

      1. 22.Designation of the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority as the regulatory authority for Great Britain

      2. 23.Authority to prepare annual reports on its activities as designated regulatory authority

      3. 24.Members of the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority

      4. 25.Definitions in the Utilities Act 2000

    2. Principal objectives

      1. 26.Authority’s principal objective in relation to gas

      2. 27.Authority’s principal objective in relation to electricity

    3. Dispute resolution

      1. 28.Authority’s dispute resolution functions in relation to gas

      2. 29.Authority’s dispute resolution functions in relation to electricity

    4. Monitoring

      1. 30.Authority’s monitoring functions in relation to gas

      2. 31.Authority’s monitoring functions in relation to electricity

    5. Binding decisions of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators and of the European Commission

      1. 32.Binding decisions of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators and of the European Commission in relation to gas

      2. 33.Binding decisions of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators and of the European Commission in relation to electricity

    6. Consultation and cooperation

      1. 34.Authority to consult and cooperate with other authorities in relation to gas

      2. 35.Authority to consult and cooperate with other authorities in relation to electricity

      3. 36.Confidentiality requirements in respect of cross-border exchanges of information

  9. PART 8

    1. 37.Enforcement provisions of the Gas Act 1986

    2. 38.Saving provision in relation to enforcement action under section 22 of the Gas Act 1986

    3. 39.Enforcement provisions of the Electricity Act 1989

    4. 40.Amendment of Electricity and Gas (Determination of Turnover for Penalties) Order 2002

  10. PART 9

    1. 41.Amendment of licence modification provisions in the Gas Act 1986

    2. 42.Transitional and savings provision for the Gas Act 1986 in relation to modification of licence conditions, references to the Competition Commission and Competition Commission membership

    3. 43.Amendment of licence modification provisions in the Electricity Act 1989

    4. 44.Transitional and savings provision for the Electricity Act 1989 in relation to modification of licence conditions, references to the Competition Commission and Competition Commission membership

    5. 45.Minor and consequential amendments

  11. PART 10

    1. 46.Amendment of section 19E of the Gas Act 1986

    2. 47.Amendment of section 48 of the Gas Act 1986

    3. 48.Amendment of section 64 of the Electricity Act 1989

    4. 49.Modifications of standard conditions of gas licences

    5. 50.Modifications of standard conditions of electricity licences

    6. 51.Review

  12. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Duties of gas distribution exemption holders and supply exemption holders

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Duties of electricity distribution exemption holders and supply exemption holders

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Obligations enforceable as relevant requirements under the Gas Act 1986

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Obligations enforceable as relevant requirements under the Electricity Act 1989

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Procedure for appeals under section 23B of the Gas Act 1986

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Procedure for appeals under section 11C of the Electricity Act 1989

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Modification of standard conditions of licences granted under the Gas Act 1986

      1. PART 1 Interpretation

        1. 1.In this Schedule— “the Authority” means the Gas and Electricity...

      2. PART 2 Standard conditions of gas transporter licences

        1. 2.(1) The standard conditions of a gas transporter licence are...

      3. PART 3 Standard conditions of gas supply licences

        1. 3.(1) The standard conditions of a gas supply licence are...

      4. PART 4 Standard conditions of gas interconnector licences

        1. 4.(1) The standard conditions of a gas interconnector licence are...

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Modification of standard conditions of licences granted under the Electricity Act 1989

      1. PART 1 Interpretation

        1. 1.In this Schedule— “the Authority” means the Gas and Electricity...

      2. PART 2 Standard conditions of electricity transmission licences

        1. 2.(1) The standard conditions of an electricity transmission licence are...

      3. PART 3 Standard conditions of electricity distribution licences

        1. 3.(1) The standard conditions of an electricity distribution licence are...

      4. PART 4

        1. 4.(1) The standard conditions of an electricity supply licence are...

      5. PART 5 Standard conditions of electricity interconnector licences

        1. 5.(1) The standard conditions of an electricity interconnector licence are...

  13. Explanatory Note

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