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Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018

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(1)Regulations under this Part—

(a)may make different provision for different purposes or different areas;

(b)may make supplemental, incidental, transitional or consequential provision.

(2)A power to make regulations under this Part is exercisable by the Secretary of State by statutory instrument.

(3)Before making regulations under this Part, the Secretary of State must consult such persons as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.

(4)Subject to subsection (7), where—

(a)a statutory instrument contains regulations under this Part, and

(b)any of those regulations are the first regulations under a provision of this Part,

the instrument may not be made unless a draft of it has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House.

(5)Where—

(a)a statutory instrument contains regulations under section 11 (large fuel retailers etc), and

(b)the regulations amend the definition of “large fuel retailer” or “service area operator”,

the instrument containing the regulations may not be made unless a draft of it has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House.

(6)A statutory instrument containing regulations under this Part none of which are—

(a)the first regulations under a provision of this Part, or

(b)regulations to which subsection (5) applies,

is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

(7)Where regulations contain only provision made by virtue of—

(a)section 10(3) or (4) (prescribed requirements for public charging or refuelling points or for connecting components), or

(b)section 15 (prescribed requirements for charge points),

the instrument containing the regulations is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

(8)If a draft of a statutory instrument containing relevant section 11(1)(a) regulations would, apart from this subsection, be treated for the purposes of the standing orders of either House of Parliament as a hybrid instrument, it is to proceed in that House as if it were not such an instrument.

(9)In subsection (8) “relevant section 11(1)(a) regulations” means regulations under section 11(1)(a) that are made pursuant to section 12 (duty to consider making regulations under section 11(1)(a) on request by elected mayor).

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