Electricity (Supply) (Amendment) Act, 1971

Amendment of section 2 of Electricity (Supply) (Amendment) Act, 1954.

2.Section 2 of the Electricity (Supply) (Amendment) Act, 1954 , is hereby amended—

(a) by the substitution for subsection (1) of the following subsection—

“(1) The total expenditure of the Board for general purposes, that is to say for all capital purposes shall not exceed four hundred and fifty million pounds.”, and

(b) by the insertion in subsection (2) after subparagraph (f) of the following—

“(g) expenditure on the electrification of rural areas.”.