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The Petroleum (Transfer of Functions) Regulations 2016

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Petroleum Act 1998

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13.—(1) Part 1 of the Petroleum Act 1998 is amended as follows.

(2) In section 4(4) (licences: notice of grant)—

(a)for “Secretary of State” substitute “OGA”,

(b)for “the London Gazette” substitute “such manner as it thinks appropriate”, and

(c)omit the words from “and, if that area” to the end.

(3) In section 4A(1)(1) (onshore hydraulic fracturing: safeguards), for “Secretary of State” in the first place substitute “OGA”.

(4) In section 4B(8)(2) (section 4A: supplementary provisions), in the definition of “well consent”, for “Secretary of State” substitute “OGA”.

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Section 4A was inserted by the Infrastructure Act 2015 (c. 7), section 50.

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Section 4B was inserted by the Infrastructure Act 2015, section 50.

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