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(2) In subsection (2), for “Secretary of State may on his or her” substitute “OGA
may on its”.

(3) In subsection (3), for “Secretary of State” (in both places) substitute “OGA”.

(4) In subsection (4), for “Secretary of State” substitute “OGA”.

(5) 5In subsection (5)(d), for “Secretary of State” substitute “OGA”.

(6) In the heading, for “Secretary of State” substitute “OGA”.

60 In section 84 (compulsory modification of upstream petroleum
infrastructure), for “Secretary of State” (in each place) substitute “OGA”.

61 In section 85 (variation of notices under sections 82 and 84), for “Secretary of
10State” (in each place) substitute “OGA”.

62 In section 86 (publication of notices and variations), for “Secretary of State”
(in each place) substitute “OGA”.

63 In section 87 (powers to require information), for “Secretary of State” (in each
place, including in the heading) substitute “OGA”.

64 (1) 15Section 88 (enforcement) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (1), for “Secretary of State” (in each place) substitute “OGA”.

(3) In subsection (9), for “Secretary of State” substitute “OGA”.

65 In section 89 (minor, consequential and supplemental provision), for
“Secretary of State” (in both places) substitute “OGA”.

66 20In section 90(1) (interpretation), after the definition of “gas processing
facility” insert—

  • ““the OGA” means the Oil and Gas Authority;”.

Infrastructure Act 2015

67 The Infrastructure Act 2015 is amended as follows.

68 25Omit section 42 (levy on holders of certain energy industry licences).

69 In section 55(4)(b) (statutory instruments subject to affirmative procedure),
omit “or 42(11)”.

70 Omit Schedule 7 (the licensing levy).

Part 2 30Secondary legislation

Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Licensing etc.) Regulations 2010

71 The Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Licensing etc.) Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/
2221) are amended as follows.

72 In regulation 1(3) (interpretation), in the definition of “the authority”, for
35“Secretary of State” substitute “Oil and Gas Authority”.

73 In regulation 3(1)(a) (applications for a licence), for “Department of Energy
and Climate Change” substitute “Oil and Gas Authority”.

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74 In paragraph 2(3)(a) of Schedule 1 (application for consent to close storage
site), for “Department of Energy and Climate Change” substitute “Oil and
Gas Authority”.

Offshore Petroleum Licensing (Offshore Safety Directive) Regulations 2015

75 5In regulation 2(1) (interpretation) of the Offshore Petroleum Licensing
(Offshore Safety Directive) Regulations 2015 (S.I. 2015/385S.I. 2015/385), in the definition
of “licensing authority”, for “Secretary of State for Energy and Climate
Change” substitute “Oil and Gas Authority”.