The Electricity Generating Stations (Gas Contracts) Order 1995

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Published: 1995-09-18

Statutory Instruments
1995 No. 2450

CONTROL OF FUEL AND ELECTRICITY
The Electricity Generating Stations (Gas Contracts) Order 1995

Made
18th September 1995

Laid before Parliament
19th September 1995

Coming into force
16th October 1995

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 14(5) of the Energy Act 1976(1) (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Electricity Generating Stations (Gas Contracts) Order 1995 and shall come into force on 16th October 1995.

2.  Authority is hereby granted for the purposes of section 14(2) of the Act for any fuel supply arrangements the duration of which is expressly limited to a period not exceeding twelve months.

Tim Eggar
Minister for Industry and Energy,
Department of Trade and Industry
18th September 1995

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
This Order gives general authority for a person to enter into arrangements for obtaining a supply of natural gas as fuel for an electricity generating station without giving notice to the Secretary of State under section 14(2) of the Energy Act 1976, where the duration of those arrangements is expressly limited to a period not exceeding twelve months.

(1)
1976 c. 76.
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