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Report Stage Proceedings: 17th March 2006                

456

 

Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill, continued

 
 

Malcolm Wicks

 

Agreed to  51

 

Page  15  [Clause  23],  leave out lines 31 and 32 and insert—

 

‘ “microgeneration” means the use for the generation of electricity or the

 

production of heat of any plant (which, for this purpose, includes any

 

equipment, apparatus or appliance)—

 

(g)    

which, in generating electricity or (as the case may be) producing

 

heat, relies wholly or mainly on a source of energy or a

 

technology mentioned in subsection (2), and

 

(h)    

the capacity of which to generate electricity or (as the case may

 

be) to produce heat does not exceed the capacity mentioned in

 

subsection (3);’.

 

Malcolm Wicks

 

Agreed to  52

 

Page  15,  line  34  [Clause  23],  at end insert—

 

‘(2)    

Those sources of energy and technologies are—

 

(a)    

biomass;

 

(b)    

biofuels;

 

(c)    

fuel cells;

 

(d)    

photovoltaics;

 

(e)    

water (including waves and tides);

 

(f)    

wind;

 

(g)    

solar power;

 

(h)    

geothermal sources;

 

(i)    

combined heat and power systems.

 

(3)    

That capacity is—

 

(a)    

in relation to the generation of electricity, 50 kilowatts;

 

(b)    

in relation to the production of heat, 45 kilowatts thermal.

 

(4)    

The Secretary of State may by order amend subsection (2) by adding to the

 

sources of energy and technologies for the time being listed any other source of

 

energy or technology for the generation of electricity or production of heat if he

 

considers that the use of that source of energy or technology would cut emissions

 

of greenhouse gases in Great Britain.

 

(5)    

The power to make an order under subsection (4)—

 

(a)    

is exercisable by statutory instrument, and

 

(b)    

includes power to make such supplemental or consequential provision

 

(including provision modifying this section) and such transitional or

 

saving provision as the Secretary of State thinks fit.

 

(6)    

No order under that subsection may be made unless a draft of the order—

 

(a)    

has been laid before Parliament, and

 

(b)    

has been approved by a resolution of each House.’.

 


 

Malcolm Wicks

 

Agreed to  53

 

Page  16,  line  2  [Clause  25],  after ‘1,’ insert ‘(Local authorities to have regard to

 

information on energy measures in exercising functions),’.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 17th March 2006                

457

 

Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill, continued

 
 

Malcolm Wicks

 

Agreed to  54

 

Page  16,  line  2  [Clause  25],  after ‘10,’ insert ‘(Building regulations relating to

 

emissions and use of fuel and power: time limit for prosecutions), (Building regulations

 

relating to emissions and use of fuel and power: report regarding compliance),’.

 

Mr Eric Forth

 

Not selected  77

 

Page  16,  line  3  [Clause  25],  leave out ‘two’ and insert ‘six’.

 

Mr Eric Forth

 

Not selected  78

 

Page  16,  line  4  [Clause  25],  leave out ‘2007’ and insert ‘2008’.

 

Mr Eric Forth

 

Not selected  79

 

Page  16,  line  10  [Clause  25],  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

A statutory instrument which contains an order under subsection (3) may not be

 

made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a

 

resolution of, each House of Parliament.’.

 

Malcolm Wicks

 

Agreed to  55

 

Page  16,  line  13  [Clause  26],  after ‘Sections,’ insert ‘(Local authorities to have

 

regard to information on energy measures in exercising functions),’.

 

Malcolm Wicks

 

Agreed to  56

 

Page  16,  line  13  [Clause  26],  after ‘10’ insert ‘, (Building regulations relating to

 

emissions and use of fuel and power: time limit for prosecutions), (Building regulations

 

relating to emissions and use of fuel and power: report regarding compliance)’.

 

Mr Peter Ainsworth

 

Gregory Barker

 

Norman Baker

 

Not called  1

 

Page  16,  line  13  [Clause  26],  leave out ‘and 16 to 18’ and insert ‘, 16 to 18 and

 

[Local authorities: duty to consider measures to alleviate climate change and fuel

 

poverty]’.

 


 

Malcolm Wicks

 

Agreed to  57

 

Title,  line  3,  after ‘sources,’ insert ‘compliance with building regulations relating to

 

emissions of greenhouse gases and the use of fuel and power,’.

 

Question proposed, that the Bill be now read the third time.


 
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