The Electricity (Applications for Consent and Variation of Consent) (Fees) (Scotland) Regulations 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 176
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 30/06/2019
 
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Scottish Statutory Instruments

Electricity

Made

16 th May 2019

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

20 th May 2019

Coming into force

30 th June 2019

The Scottish Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 36(8) , 36 C(2) and 60(3) and paragraph 1(3) of schedule 8 of the Electricity Act 1989(1) and all other powers enabling them to do so.

Citation, commencement and extent

  1. —(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Electricity (Applications for Consent and Variation of Consent) (Fees) (Scotland) Regulations 2019 and come into force on 30 June 2019.

    (2) These Regulations extend to Scotland only.

    Interpretation

  2. In these Regulations—

    “EIA development” has the same meaning as in regulation 2(1) of the Electricity Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017(2) ,

    “the Electricity Act” means the Electricity Act 1989 ,

    “the 1990 Regulations” means the Electricity (Applications for Consent) Regulations 1990(3) ,

    “variation application” means an application made to the Scottish Ministers under section 36 C(1) of the Electricity Act (variation of section 36 consents) to vary a consent under section 36 of that Act.

    Application

  3. These Regulations apply in relation to—

    (a) an application for a consent under section 36 of the Electricity Act to construct, extend or operate a generating station,

    (b) an application for a consent under section 37 of the Electricity Act to install or keep installed an electric line above ground, and

    (c) a variation application,

    which is made to the Scottish Ministers on or after 30 June 2019.

    Fees payable on applications for consent

  4. —(1) Where an application to which these regulations apply is made, a fee is payable to the Scottish Ministers.

    (2) The fee payable in respect of the application is as specified in the schedule.

    Revocation

  5. —(1) Subject to paragraph (2) , regulation 11 of the 1990 Regulations is revoked.

    (2) Regulation 11 of the 1990 Regulations continues to apply to applications for consent under sections 36 and 37 of the Electricity Act made to the Scottish Ministers before the 30 June 2019.

    PAUL WHEELHOUSE

    Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

    St Andrew’s House,

    Edinburgh

    16 th May 2019

    Regulation 4(2)

    SCHEDULEFEES

    Fees for applications made under section 36 of the Electricity Act to construct, extend or operate a generating station

  6. —(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) , where an application is made under section 36 of the...

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