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Energy Act 2016

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth
Department of Energy and Climate Change
Amber Rudd
Department of Energy and Climate Change

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

  1. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Commons Energy Act 2016 c.20 12.05.2016

Latest news on the Energy Act 2016

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 12 May. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

 

Summary of the Energy Act 2016

A Bill to make provision about the Oil and Gas Authority and its functions; to make provision about rights to use upstream petroleum infrastructure; to make provision about the abandonment of offshore installations, submarine pipelines and upstream petroleum infrastructure; to extend Part 1A of the Petroleum Act 1998 to Northern Ireland; to make provision about the disclosure of information for the purposes of international agreements; to make provision about fees in respect of activities relating to oil, gas, carbon dioxide and pipelines; to make provision about wind power; and for connected purposes.

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