Make provision for limiting the use of hydrofluorocarbons in certain premises;
and for connected purposes.
Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and
consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present
Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—
Phasing out equipment using hydrofluorocarbons
The Secretary of State must make regulations to phase out the use of
hydrofluorocarbons in equipment used in large shops within five years of the
day on which this Act is passed.
The Secretary of State must also make regulations—
to specify a date by which the use of equipment using
hydrofluorocarbons in other commercial premises must be ended; and
to specify such other dates as the Secretary of State considers
appropriate for limiting the use of equipment that uses
Before making regulations under section 1 the Secretary of State shall consult
such persons as he considers appropriate.
In this Act “large shop” has the meaning given in Schedule 1 to the Sunday
Trading Act 1994 (c. 20).
Regulations under section 1 shall be made by statutory instrument and shall be
subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of