Smart Meters Bill

Explanatory Notes

Overview of the Bill/Act

1 The Bill deals with two matters related to the Government's Smart Metering Implementation Programme:

Extension of existing powers the Secretary of State has to develop, amend and oversee regulations relating to smart metering.

Introduction of a special administration regime for the national smart meter communication and data service provider to ensure the service continues to be provided in the unlikely event of its insolvency.


Prepared 17th October 2017