Energy Act 2004

The Energy Act 2004 (c 20) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

The Energy Act 2004[1]
Long titleAn Act to make provision for the decommissioning and cleaning up of installations and sites used for, or contaminated by, nuclear activities; to make provision relating to the civil nuclear industry; to make provision about radioactive waste; to make provision for the development, regulation and encouragement of the use of renewable energy sources; to make further provision in connection with the regulation of the gas and electricity industries; to make provision for the imposition of charges in connection with the carrying out of the Secretary of State’s functions relating to energy matters; to make provision for giving effect to international agreements relating to pipelines and offshore installations; and for connected purposes.
Citation2004 c 20
Dates
Royal assent22 July 2004
Status: Amended
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended

Part 1Edit

Chapter 1Edit

Section 10Edit

Section 10(2)(b) was substituted by paragraph 5 of Schedule 6 to the Environmental Authorisations (Scotland) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/219).

Section 29Edit

Sections 29(1)(b) and (c) were substituted by section 99(2)(b) of the Finance Act 2006. New sections 29(3) and (3A) were substituted for sections 29(3) and (4) by section 99(3) of the Finance Act 2006. Section 29(5A) was inserted by section 99(5) of the Finance Act 2006.

Section 30Edit

Section 30(1)(b) was substituted by section 100(2)(a) of the Finance Act 2006. Section 30(1)(d) was inserted by section 100(2)(c) of the Finance Act 2006. Section 30(3) was substituted by section 100(3) of the Finance Act 2006.

Chapter 2Edit

Section 44Edit

Section 44(2)(d) was substituted by paragraph 436(b) of Schedule 1 to the Corporation Tax Act 2010. Section 44(2)(f) was substituted by paragraph 436(d) of Schedule 1 to the Corporation Tax Act 2010.

Chapter 3Edit

Section 55Edit

Section 55(5) was inserted by paragraph 11 of Schedule 7 to the Policing and Crime Act 2009.

Section 56AEdit

This section was inserted by paragraph 3 of Schedule 2 to the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2016 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2018 (SI 2018/46).

Section 57Edit

This section was repealed by section 115(2) of, and Part 4 of Schedule 10 to, the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012.

Section 59Edit

Paragraph (aa) of the definition of "chief officer" in section 59(3) was inserted by paragraph 44(2)(a)(ii) of Schedule 2 to the Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2013 (SI 2013/602). Paragraphs (c) and (d) of the definition of "chief officer" in section 59(3) were repealed by Part 2 of Schedule 17 to the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005.

Paragraph (aa) of the definition of "relevant force" in section 59(3) was inserted by paragraph 44(2)(b)(ii) of Schedule 2 to the Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2013. Paragraphs (c) and (d) of the definition of "relevant force" in section 59(3) were repealed by Part 2 of Schedule 17 to the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005.

Section 59AEdit

This section was inserted by paragraph 199 of Schedule 4 to the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005.

Section 68Edit

Sections 68(4), (5) and (6) were repealed by paragraph 44(6) of Schedule 2 to the Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2013.

Chapter 4Edit

This Chapter consisted of sections 72 to 75. Sections 72 to 75 were repealed as to England and Wales by Schedule 28 to the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 (SI 2010/675), and as to Scotland by paragraph 1 of Schedule 7 to the Environmental Authorisations (Scotland) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/219).

Chapter 5Edit

Section 78Edit

Section 78(1) was repealed by paragraph 30 of Schedule 12 to the Energy Act 2013.

Part 2Edit

Chapter 1Edit

Section 81Edit

Section 81(3) was repealed by section 108 of, and Schedule 6 to, the Energy Act 2008.

Chapter 2Edit

Section 84Edit

Section 84(4) was substituted by paragraph 4(2) of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009.

Section 95Edit

New sections 95(1A) to (1C) were substituted for section 95(1A) by section 62(3) of the Scotland Act 2016. Section 95(1A)(b) was inserted by section 41(2)(d) of the Wales Act 2017. Sections 95(1D) and (1E) were inserted by section 41(3) of the Wales Act 2017.

Section 95(4A) was inserted by section 62(5) of the Scotland Act 2016. Sections 95(4B) and (4C) were inserted by section 41(4) of the Wales Act 2017.

Section 96Edit

Section 96(8)(b) was inserted by section 62(8)(b) of the Scotland Act 2016.

Section 99Edit

Sections 99(4) and (5) were repealed as to Scotland by paragraph 3 of Schedule 4 to the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010.

Chapter 3Edit

Section 105Edit

Sections 105(1A) to (1C) were inserted by section 62(9) of the Scotland Act 2016. Section 105(9) was repealed by section 108 of, and Schedule 6 to, the Energy Act 2008.

Section 105AEdit

This section was inserted by section 69(4) of the Energy Act 2008.

Section 107Edit

Sections 107(5) to (7) were repealed by section 108 of, and Schedule 6 to, the Energy Act 2008.

Section 108Edit

Section 108(3A) was inserted by section 69(5) of the Energy Act 2008.

Sections 110A and 110BEdit

Sections 110A and 110B were inserted by section 70(1) of the Energy Act 2008.

Section 111Edit

Section 111(7)(b) was inserted by section 62(13)(b) of the Scotland Act 2016.

Section 112Edit

Section 112(7)(b) was inserted by section 62(14)(b) of the Scotland Act 2016.

Section 112AEdit

Section 112A was inserted by section 71 of the Energy Act 2008.

Chapter 4Edit

Section 116Edit

This section was repealed by section 108 of, and Schedule 6 to, the Energy Act 2008.

Section 121Edit

Section 121(3) was inserted by section 40(1)(c) of the Energy Act 2008.

Section 121AEdit

This section was inserted by regulation 2 of the Origin of Renewables Electricity (Power of Gas and Electricity Markets Authority to act for Northern Ireland Authority for Utility Regulation) Regulations 2008 (SI 2008/1888).

Chapter 5Edit

Sections 125 to 125CEdit

New sections 125 to 125C were substituted for section 125 by paragraph 2 of Schedule 7 to the Climate Change Act 2008.

Section 126Edit

Sections 126(5) to (8) were inserted by paragraph 3 of Schedule 7 to the Climate Change Act 2008.

Sections 128Edit

New sections 128(6) to(10) were substituted for sections 128(6) and (7) by paragraph 4 of Schedule 7 to the Climate Change Act 2008.

Section 129Edit

Section 126(7) was substituted by paragraph 5 of Schedule 7 to the Climate Change Act 2008.

Sections 131A to 131CEdit

Sections 131A to 131C were inserted by paragraph 6 of Schedule 7 to the Climate Change Act 2008.

Section 132Edit

Section 132(3) was substituted by regulation 3 of the Energy Act 2004 (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/2723). Section 132(3A) was inserted by regulation 4 of the Energy Act 2004 (Amendment) Regulations 2012.

Part 3Edit

Chapter 1Edit

Section 137Edit

Section 137(3)(za) was inserted by regulation 50(3) of the Electricity and Gas (Internal Markets) Regulations 2011 (SI 2011/2704). Section 137(3)(f) was inserted by section 65(3)(b) of the Energy Act 2013.

Chapter 3Edit

Section 155Edit

Sections 155(8) to (10) were inserted by section 48(3) of the Energy Act 2013.

Section 166Edit

Section 166(3A) was inserted by section 93(2) of the Energy Act 2011. Section 166(6A) and (6B) were inserted by section 93(3) of the Energy Act 2011.

Section 171Edit

Section 171(8) was substituted by paragraph 220(6) of Schedule 1 to the Companies Act 2006 (Consequential Amendments, Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order 2009 (SI 2009/1941).

Chapter 4Edit

Section 180Edit

Section 180(2) was repealed by section 108 of, and Schedule 6 to, the Energy Act 2008.

Part 4Edit

Section 198 - Short title, commencement and extentEdit

The following orders have been made under this section:

Schedule 14Edit

Paragraph 11(b) repealed by Part 2 of Schedule 17 to the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005.

Schedule 15Edit

This Schedule was repealed as to England and Wales by Schedule 28 to the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010. Paragraphs 1 to 8 and 10 to 12 were repealed as to Scotland by paragraph 1 of Schedule 7 to the Environmental Authorisations (Scotland) Regulations 2018.

Schedule 16Edit

Paragraph 9(b) was inserted by section 62(19)(b) of the Scotland Act 2016.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 198(1) of this Act.

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