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Energy Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Part 3 – Supplementary

Part 3 of the Act contains supplementary provisions.

Section 34 of the Act requires regulations made by the Department and the Utility Regulator under the Act to be subject to negative resolution (and, in the case of regulations made by the Utility Regulator, such regulations must be laid before the Assembly by the Department).  Regulations under the Act may also make any necessary transitional provisions and amendments.

Sections 35 to 37 deal with interpretation, commencement and the title of the Act. The provisions of the Act will come into force on such day (or days) as the Department may by order appoint.

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