Maritime Area Planning Act 2021

Amendment of section 14 of Act of 1999

189. Section 14 of the Act of 1999 is amended by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (2A):

“(2AA) A licence under paragraph (e) of subsection (1) shall provide for the ownership, by the transmission system operator concerned, of transmission assets for the following purposes:

(a) the development or proposed development of a transmission system which is offshore;

(b) the extension or proposed extension of an existing transmission system to a transmission system referred to in paragraph (a) ;

(c) facilities that are not offshore but that relate, or will relate, to connecting a transmission system (or part thereof) referred to in paragraph (a) to an existing transmission system;

(d) any transmission assets as may be determined by the Commission as assets of the transmission system operator.”.