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Energy Act 2008

Commencement Date

612.The following provisions will come into force on the day on which the Act received Royal Assent, as well as the provisions relating to extent and the short title of the Act:

  • Section 37 and paragraph 5 of Schedule 5, on the Renewables Obligation so far as is necessary for the purposes of making orders under that section;

  • Section 88 to 91, on smart meters and the relevant parts of sections 104, 105 and Schedule 4;

  • Section 102, on the application of the general duties in the Electricity Act 1989 and Gas Act 1986 to the licence modification powers in this Act;

613.The remainder of the Act will come into effect as specified by the Secretary of State by order. This allows for different provisions to commence on different dates.

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