The Gas Act 1995 (Repeal of Superseded Provisions of the Gas Act 1986) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-12-18

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 3203

GAS
The Gas Act 1995 (Repeal of Superseded Provisions of the Gas Act 1986) Order 1996

Made
18th December 1996

Coming into force
8th January 1997

Whereas the Secretary of State is satisfied that paragraph 22 of Schedule 2B to the Gas Act 1986(1) has been superseded by Regulations(2) made under section 18 and 18A of that Act;

Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 9(4) of the Gas Act 1995(3), hereby makes the following Order—

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Gas Act 1995 (Repeal of Superseded Provisions of the Gas Act 1986) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 8th January 1997.

Repeal

2.  Paragraph 22 of Schedule 2B to the Gas Act 1986 shall cease to have effect upon the date of the coming into force of this Order.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Paul Beresford
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Department of the Environment.
18th December 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order repeals paragraph 22 of Schedule 2B to the Gas Act 1986 which provision has been superseded by the Gas Safety (Rights of Entry) Regulations 1996 (S.I. 1996/2535) which came into force on 1st November 1996. Regulation 4 of the said Regulations (which contains similar provisions to those of the repealed paragraph 22) enables a public gas transporter through its authorised officers to enter—
(a)in respect of escapes or suspected escapes of gas which it conveys, any premises; and
(b)in respect of escapes or suspected escapes of gas which is conveyed by another person, premises which are or are reasonably believed to be within its authorised area.


(1)
1986 c. 44; Schedule 2B was inserted by section 9(2) of the Gas Act 1995 (c. 45).

(2)
The Gas Safety (Rights of Entry) Regulations 1996 (S.I. 1996/2535).

(3)
1995 c. 45.
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