Energy Act 2016

Amendment of section 16 of Act of 2002

22. Section 16 of the Act of 2002 is amended by inserting the following subsection after subsection (4):

“(4A) (a) The Commission may, in carrying out its function under section 9(1F) of the Act of 1999, in a licence under subsection (1)(a), (c) or (d), specify such standards of performance and quality in connection with the supply of natural gas to final customers as the Commission determines ought to be achieved.

(b) The holder of a licence referred to in paragraph (a) shall comply with such standards of performance as may be specified by the Commission in the licence concerned.”.