Electricity Regulation Act 1999

9JA

F185[Improvement plan.

9JA. (1) Where the Commission is of the opinion that a LPG undertaking or a natural gas undertaking or a person under the control or on behalf of that undertaking

(a) is not operating in accordance with the LPG or natural gas safety regulatory framework under section 9(1G), or

(b) is contravening or has contravened or is failing to comply with or has failed to comply with any other requirement of this Part,

the Commission may give a direction in writing to the LPG undertaking or the natural gas undertaking concerned requiring it to submit to the Commission, within the time period stated in the direction, a plan (in this section referred to as an improvement plan) specifying the remedial action proposed to be taken by the LPG undertaking or the natural gas undertaking to rectify the matters set down in the direction.

(2) Where an improvement plan is submitted in accordance with subsection (1) or re-submitted under paragraph (b), the Commission shall, within 30 days, write to the LPG undertaking or the natural gas undertaking

(a) stating that the Commission is satisfied with the remedial action proposed to be taken, or

(b) if the Commission is not satisfied that the remedial action proposed to be taken is adequate, directing that the plan be revised and re-submitted to the Commission within a specified time period.

(3) The Commission may withdraw a direction under this section at any time before a date specified in the direction and may extend and further extend such date.]

Annotations

Amendments:

F185

Inserted (24.01.2013) by Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012 (3/2012), s. 18(1), S.I. No. 20 of 2013.