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Utilities Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Utilities Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 9
 
  
BY THE LORD EZRA
 
     Page 6, line 10, after ("consumers") insert ("in the context of sustainable development") 
     Page 7, line 1, leave out ("Subject to subsection (2)") and insert ("In performing that duty") 
  
Clause 10
 
  
BY THE LORD EZRA
 
     Page 7, leave out lines 24 to 27 and insert--
 
    ("(1)  The Secretary of State shall issue guidance to enable the Authority to contribute to the attainment of any social or environmental policies, in particular policies to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases in line with the target of a 2% cut in carbon dioxide emissions by the year 2010 and any subsequent climate change targets that are adopted and any other targets set out or referred to in the guidance.")
 
  
Clause 13
 
  
BY THE LORD EZRA
 
     Page 9, line 17, after ("consumers") insert ("in the context of sustainable development") 
     Page 10, line 8, leave out ("Subject to subsection (2)") and insert ("In performing that duty") 
  
Clause 14
 
  
BY THE LORD EZRA
 
     Page 10, leave out lines 33 to 36 and insert--
 
    ("(1)  The Secretary of State shall issue guidance to enable the Authority to contribute to the attainment of any social or environmental policies, in particular policies to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases in line with the target of a 2% cut in carbon dioxide emissions by the year 2010 and any subsequent climate change targets that are adopted and any other targets set out or referred to in the guidance.")
 
  
Clause 17
 
  
BY THE LORD EZRA
 
     Page 12, line 36, after ("systems") insert ("including the efficient use of gas and electricity by consumers") 
  
Clause 49
 
  
BY THE LORD EZRA
 
     Page 50, line 36, at end insert--
    ("(  )  to facilitate the development of embedded generation"")
 
     Page 50, line 36, at end insert--
    ("(  )  to facilitate the achievement of the Government's national renewable energy targets, including small-scale renewable generation through net metering"")
 
  
Clause 61
 
  
BY THE LORD EZRA
 
     Page 62, line 32, at end insert--
 
    ("(3A)  The renewables obligation shall ensure that 5% of Great Britain electricity requirements shall be met from renewables by the end of the year 2003 and 10% by 2010.")
 
  
Clause 64
 
  
BY THE LORD EZRA
 
     Page 65, line 17, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The system of allocation specified in the order shall allow for payments to be made only to those suppliers that meet their renewable obligation without recourse to the provisions of this section.")
 
     Page 65, line 17, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The system of allocation specified in the order shall allow for a requirement that payments are used by suppliers solely for the further development and deployment of renewable sources of electricity.")
 
  
After Clause 65
 
  
BY THE LORD EZRA
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  In making an order and other arrangements under sections 32, 32A, 32B and 32C of the 1989 Act the Secretary of State may also make provision for--
    (a)  electricity generated by any form of combined heat and power stations;
    (b)  heat or chilled water produced in association with electricity.")
Other provisions relating to orders under section 32 of 1989 Act.
 
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