The Renewables Obligation (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 35

Statutory Instruments

Exiting The European Union


Sift requirements satisfied

11 th December 2018


10 th January 2019

Laid before Parliament

16 th January 2019

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1(2)

The Secretary of State makes these Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 8(1) of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018(1).

The requirements of paragraph 3(2) of Schedule 7 to that Act (relating to the appropriate Parliamentary procedure for these Regulations) have been satisfied.

Citation and commencement

  1. —(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Renewables Obligation (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.

    (2) These Regulations come into force on exit day.


  2. —(1) Schedule 1 (which amends the Renewables Obligation Order 2015(2)) has effect.

    (2) Schedule 2 (which amends the Renewables Obligation (Scotland) Order 2009(3)) has effect.

    (3) Schedule 3 (which amends the Renewables Obligation Order (Northern Ireland) 2009(4)) has effect.

    Claire Perry

    Minister of State for Climate Change and Industry

    Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    10 th January 2019

    Regulation 2(1)

    SCHEDULE 1 Renewables Obligation Order 2015

    Renewables Obligation Order 2015 amended

  3. The Renewables Obligation Order 2015 is amended in accordance with paragraphs 2 to 9.

    Article 2 amended (interpretation)

  4. —(1) Article 2 is amended as follows.

    (2) In paragraph (1) omit the definition of “permitted termination event”.

    Article 45 amended (generating stations using excluded capacity to generate electricity)

  5. —(1) Article 45 is amended as follows.

    (2) In paragraph (4)(e) omit paragraph (ii) and the “and” preceding it.

    Article 50 amended (combustion units in relation to which a CFD or investment contract has been entered into)

  6. —(1) Article 50 is amended as follows.

    (2) In paragraph (1)(b) omit paragraph (ii) and the “and” preceding it.

    (3) In paragraph (4) omit from “unless” to the end.

    Article 62 amended (common agricultural policy requirements in the case of bioliquids)

  7. —(1) Article 62 is amended as follows.

    (2) The existing text becomes paragraph (1).

    (3) In paragraph (1)(a)(ii) for “cultivated in the EU” substitute “cultivated in the United Kingdom or the EU”.

    (4) After paragraph (1) insert—

    “(2) In paragraph (1) , a reference to the 2013 Regulation is a reference to—

    (a) in relation to biomaterial cultivated in the United Kingdom on or after exit day, the 2013 Regulation as it forms part of...

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