What these notes do
These Explanatory Notes relate to the Smart Meters Bill as introduced in the House of Commons on 18 October 2017 (Bill 113).
· These Explanatory Notes have been prepared by BEIS in order to assist the reader . They do not form part of the Bill and have not been endorsed by Parliament.
· These Explanatory Notes explain what each part of the Bill will mean in practice; provide background information on the development of policy; and provide additional information on how the Bill will affect existing legislation in this area.
· These Explanatory Notes might best be read alongside the Bill. They are not, and are not intended to be, a comprehensive description of the Bill.