Electricity Act 1989 - Compulsory Purchase Association

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Electricity Act 1989

What is the Problem? -   a summary

Unnecessary given other protections available in the 1981 Act?


Electricity Act 1989 – Needing GEMA/OFGEM consent for acquisition of operational property of other EA 89 licensees


Method of change required

primary legislation

Call for Evidence examples


Impact Assessment


Next Steps/Actions

likely to be a slow burn, needing OFGEM and industry support.
unlikely to find favour  - and actually NGET and others would actively resist.  

Documents drafted

For RG to draft


Convenor and Lead

Richard Guyatt

Working party,
joint authors and Other Contributors

Adrian Maher
Keith Murray
Paul Astbury

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