With this it will be convenient to discuss the following:
‘and the other party to agreement.’.
Amendment 175, in clause 102, page 80, line 18, at end add—
‘(4) The powers given to the Secretary of State in this section may not be exercised—
(a) in order to modify a programme in such a way that a decommissioning programme becomes less effective than would previously have been the case;
(b) in order to provide subsidy for a decommissioning programme from public funds.
(5) Section 48 of the Energy Act 2008 (approval of decommissioning programme) is amended as follows.
(6) In subsection (3) leave out “, in particular,” and insert “only”.
(7) Leave out subsection (3)(b).’.