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The Electricity (Applications for Consent) Regulations 1990

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Publication of notice of application for consent under section 36

4.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2) below, notice of an application for a consent under section 36 shall be published by the applicant —

(a)in two successive weeks in one or more local newspapers circulating in the locality in which the land to which the application relates is situated; and

(b)in the London Gazette, or in Scotland in the Edinburgh Gazette, and in one or more national newspapers.

(2) A notice published in pursuance of paragraph (1) shall describe, by reference to a map, the land to which the application relates, and shall name a place within the locality in which such land is situated where such map may be inspected.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) shall not apply where —

(a)an application for consent is made under section 36 in respect of the extension of a generating station or of the change in the manner of operation of a generating station which extension or change the Secretary of State considers to be of a minor character; and

(b)the Secretary of State gives a direction dispensing with the requirements of those paragraphs.

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