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Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Thursday 9 May 2013

 

For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s) of Supplement to Votes:

 

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1201-02 of the 2012-13 Session

 

Consideration of Bill


 

Energy Bill, As Amended

 

Environmental impact of transmission

 

Dr Liam Fox

 

NC7

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Electricity Act 1989 is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

In section 9 (general duties of licence holders), after subsection (1)(b) insert—

 

“(c)    

to have regard for the protection of the environment and, in

 

particular, to conserve the natural beauty and amenity of the

 

countryside.”

 

(3)    

In section 9 (general duties of licence holders), after subsection (2)(b) insert—

 

“(c)    

to have regard for the protection of the environment and, in

 

particular, to conserve the natural beauty and amenity of the

 

countryside.”

 

(4)    

In Schedule 9 (preservation of amenity and fisheries), in sub-paragraph (1)(b)

 

leave out “mitigate” and insert “avoid, or where appropriate minimise”.’.

 


 
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