Energy Bill [HL] — 23 Mar 2004 at 15:43
moved Amendment No. 171B:
Before Clause 76, insert the following new clause-
"GAS AND ELECTRICITY MARKETS AUTHORITY SUSTAINABILITY DUTY
(1) The 1989 Act shall be amended as follows.
(2) In section 3A (the principal objective and general duties of the Secretary of State and the Authority), after subsection (2) insert-
"(2A) Subject to subsections (1) and (2) above, the Secretary of State and the Authority shall carry out their respective functions under this Part in such a manner as to ensure the contribution to the achievement of sustainable development.""
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 171B) shall be agreed to?
*Their Lordships divided: Contents, 148; Not-Contents, 111.
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