Search Legislation

The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme and Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2017

 Help about what version

What Version

  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)
 Help about opening options

Opening Options

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Statutory Instruments

2017 No. 727

Energy

The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme and Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2017

Made

6th July 2017

Laid before Parliament

10th July 2017

Coming into force

31st July 2017

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 100(1) and (2)(a) and 104(2) of the Energy Act 2008(1), makes the following Regulations.

In accordance with section 100(7) of that Act, the Secretary of State has obtained the consent of the Scottish Ministers to the making of these Regulations.

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme and Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2017 and come into force on 31st July 2017.

Amendment of regulation 13 (certification for installation of Microgeneration heating equipment) of the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2011

2.—(1) The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2011(2) are amended as follows—

(2) In regulation 13(2)(a)(ii)—

(a)after sub-paragraph (bb) omit “or”;

(b)after sub-paragraph (cc) insert—

; or

(dd)version 5.0 of the document entitled “Microgeneration Installation Standard: MIS 3005 requirements for MCS contractors undertaking the supply, design, installation, set to work, commissioning and handover of microgeneration heat pump systems” published on 28th April 2017(3).

Amendment of regulation 8 (certification requirements) of the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2014

3.—(1) The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2014(4) are amended as follows—

(2) In regulation 8(2)(a)(ii)—

(a)after sub-paragraph (bb) omit “or”;

(b)after sub-paragraph (cc) insert—

; or

(dd)version 5.0 of the document entitled “Microgeneration Installation Standard: MIS 3005 requirements for MCS contractors undertaking the supply, design, installation, set to work, commissioning and handover of microgeneration heat pump systems” published on 28th April 2017(5).

Claire Perry

Minister of State

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

6th July 2017

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations, which apply to Great Britain, amend the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2011 (the “2011 Regulations”) and the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2014 (the “2014 Regulations”).

Regulation 2 amends regulation 13 of the 2011 Regulations, and regulation 3 amends regulation 8 of the 2014 Regulations, so that version 5.0 of the Microgeneration Installation Standard is a relevant installation standard that applies to Microgeneration Certification Scheme contractors undertaking the supply, design, installation, set to work, commissioning and handover of microgeneration heat pump systems for the purposes of the Renewable Heat Incentive and Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Schemes.

Further details about the Microgeneration Certification Scheme can be found online at www.microgenerationcertification.org. Documents published on that website are also available from Gemserv Limited at 8 Fenchurch Place, London EC3M 4AJ.

A full regulatory impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as no impact on the private or voluntary sectors is foreseen.

(1)

2008 c.32; section 100 was amended by S.I. 2011/2195 and section 51 of the Infrastructure Act 2015 (c.7). Section 51 also amended section 105 of the Energy Act 2008 (Parliamentary control of subordinate legislation) and inserted subsections (3A) to (3I) concerning provisions which require the affirmative resolution procedure. By virtue of subsections (3A) to (3I), these Regulations do not require the affirmative procedure.

(2)

S.I. 2011/2860; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2014/1413, 2015/197, 2015/1459 and 2016/257.

(3)

Published online and available at www.microgenerationcertification.org as well as from Gemserv Limited at 8 Fenchurch Place, London EC3M 4AJ.

(4)

S.I. 2014/928, relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2015/197, 2015/1459 and 2016/257.

(5)

Published online and available at www.microgenerationcertification.org as well as from Gemserv Limited at 8 Fenchurch Place, London EC3M 4AJ.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Explanatory Memorandum

Explanatory Memorandum sets out a brief statement of the purpose of a Statutory Instrument and provides information about its policy objective and policy implications. They aim to make the Statutory Instrument accessible to readers who are not legally qualified and accompany any Statutory Instrument or Draft Statutory Instrument laid before Parliament from June 2004 onwards.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources