Clause 29 — Abandonment of installations
Orders of the Day
Amendments made: No. 39, page 15, line 28, at end insert
', subject to subsections (1A) and (2).
(1A) In relation to a carbon storage installation established or maintained at a controlled place under a licence granted by the Scottish Ministers—
(a) the functions conferred on the Secretary of State by Part 4 of the 1998 Act are exercisable by the Scottish Ministers rather than the Secretary of State (and, accordingly, the reference in section 39(6) of the 1998 Act to either House of Parliament is to be read as a reference to the Scottish Parliament), and
(b) the Scottish Ministers may make regulations providing that that Part applies with such other modifications as may be specified in the regulations.
(1B) For the purposes of subsection (1A), orders under section 32(1) are to be disregarded and installations used for a purpose ancillary to getting petroleum (within the meaning of section 1 of the 1998 Act) are not to be treated as carbon storage installations.'.
No. 40, page 15, line 29, leave out 'But' and insert
'In relation to any other carbon storage installation'.
No. 41, page 15, line 30, leave out 'a carbon storage' and insert 'such an'.— [Malcolm Wicks.]