Electricity Regulation (Amendment) (Single Electricity Market) Act 2007

Modifications to licences and authorisations and breaches of licence terms and conditions.

16.— (1) The Act of 1999 is amended—

(a) in section 20(4)(a),

(b) in section 21(2)(a),

(c) in section 22(3)(b),

(d) in section 24(10)(a),

(e) in section 25(2)(a),

by the substitution of “in the State, and (where the proposed modification relates to the Single Electricity Market) in Northern Ireland, and” for “in the State, and” wherever those words appear in those provisions.

(2) Section 20 of the Act of 1999 is amended by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (8):

“(9) Where a modification relates to the Single Electricity Market, the Commission shall have due regard in exercising its functions under this section and sections 21 to 23 to the desirability of similar modifications (including similar modifications in Northern Ireland) having effect at the same time.”.