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Industrial Development Act (Northern Ireland) 2002

Section 6: Temporary saving for certain functions of the Department under Industrial Development Order in relation to gas and electricity undertakings

Section 6 retains within the Department the powers under the Industrial Development (NI) Order 1982 to financially assist the gas and electricity industries, responsibility for which will continue to rest with DETI.

This is a temporary saving until the issue can be fully addressed in forthcoming energy legislation.  The saving expires three years from the appointed day.

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