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(1) In section 64 of the 1988 Act (hereditaments) after subsection (2) there is inserted—
“(2A) In addition, a right is a hereditament if—
(a) it is a right to use any land for the purpose of operating a meter to measure a supply of gas or electricity or such other service as—
(i) the Secretary of State in relation to England, or
(ii) the National Assembly for Wales in relation to Wales,
may by order specify, and
(b) the meter is owned by a person other than the consumer of the service.”
(2) In subsection (4)(e) of that section (which contains a reference to any right which is a hereditament by virtue of subsection (2)) after “subsection (2)” there is inserted “or (2A)”.
(3) After subsection (11) of that section there is inserted—
“(11A) The Secretary of State in relation to England, and the National Assembly in relation to Wales, may by regulations make provision as to what is to be regarded as being a meter for the purposes of subsection (2A) above.
(11B) In subsection (2A) above “land” includes a wall or other part of a building.”
This section shall come into force in relation to England, on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint, and in relation to Wales, on such day as the National Assembly for Wales may by order appoint: see s 128(6).