1 Citation and interpretation

(1)    This Order may be cited as the Energy Act 2011 (Commencement No 2) Order 2013.

(2)    In this Order, “the Act” means the Energy Act 2011.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 24 January 2013: (no specific commencement provision).

2 Provisions which have been commenced for certain purposes and which come into force on 28th January 2013 for all remaining purposes

2Provisions which have been commenced for certain purposes and which come into force on 28th January 2013 for all remaining purposes

The following provisions of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of the Act (green deal) come into force on 28th January 2013 for all purposes for which they are not already in force—

(a)    sections 1 and 2 (green deal plans);

(b)    sections 4, 5, 7 to 9 and 11 (green deal plan);

(c)    sections 12, 13, 14(1) to (5) and 14(9) (disclosure of green deal plans etc);

(d)    section 29 (early repayment of green deal finance).

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 24 January 2013: (no specific commencement provision).

3 Provisions coming into force on 28th January 2013

3Provisions coming into force on 28th January 2013

The following provisions of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of the Act (green deal) come into force on 28th January 2013—

(a)    sections 23 and 24 (gas and electricity codes);

(b)    sections 25 to 28 (modifying consumer credit legislation).

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 24 January 2013: (no specific commencement provision).

Signature

Gregory Barker

Minister of State

Department of Energy and Climate Change

24th January 2013

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

Article 2 of this Order brings into force for all remaining purposes certain provisions of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of the Energy Act 2011 (which relates to the green deal). These are sections 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 to 9 and 11 (which deal with green deal plans), sections 12, 13, 14(1) to (5) and 14(9) (which deal with disclosure of a green deal plan and related matters), and section 29 (which deals with early repayment of green deal finance). These provisions were brought into force for certain purposes by the Energy Act 2011 (Commencement No 1 and Saving) Order 2012 (SI 2012/873 (C 24)).

Article 3 of this Order brings into force sections 23 to 28 of the Act. Sections 23 and 24 make amendments to the gas code and the electricity code (which are contained in the Gas Act 1986 and the Electricity Act 1989 respectively). Sections 25 to 28 make amendments to certain provisions of the Consumer Credit Act 1974.