Electricity (Supply) (Amendment) Act, 1945

Amendment of an approved scheme.

5.—(1) Whenever in the course of carrying out an approved scheme it appears to the Board to be necessary that such scheme should be amended in any respect, it shall be lawful for the Board to prepare such amendment of such approved scheme as they shall think proper and to submit such amendment to the Minister.

(2) Whenever an amendment of an approved scheme is submitted to the Minister by the Board under this section, the Minister shall consider such amendment and, after consultation with the Minister for Agriculture, shall do whichever of the following things he considers proper, that is to say:—

(a) by order approve of such amendment, or

(b) refer such amendment back to the Board for reconsideration and resubmission to him under this section, or

(c) refuse to approve of such amendment.

(3) Whenever the Minister approves under this section of an amendment of an approved scheme, such approved scheme shall have effect and be deemed always to have had effect with and subject to such amendment, and accordingly references in this Act to an approved scheme shall, in relation to the said approved scheme, be construed and have effect (wherever the context so permits) as referring to the said approved scheme as so amended.