Energy Act 2016

Authorised officers

14. Section 11 of the Act of 1999 is amended—

(a) by inserting after subsection (3) the following—

“(3A) An appointment under this section as an authorised officer shall cease—

(a) on the revocation by the Commission of the appointment,

(b) if the appointment is for a fixed period, on the expiry of that period, or

(c) if the person appointed ceases to be a member of staff of the Commission, on the date on which he or she so ceases.”,


(b) in subsection (6) by substituting “to a class A fine” for “to a fine not exceeding £1,500 or imprisonment for a period not exceeding 12 months or, at the discretion of the District Court, to both such fine and imprisonment.”.