This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on 1 January 2013, amends the Climate Change (General Exemptions) Order 2009 by revoking clause 15 and the equivalent items in the Schedule, and inserting a new clause 17. The revocation of clause 15 removes the exemption for HFC-245fa and HFC-365mfc. New clause 17 exempts a person as a participant in relation to the activity of operating electrical switchgear that uses sulphur hexafluoride if the amount of sulphur hexafluoride in all of the electrical switchgear operated by the person does not exceed 1 tonne.
Date of notification in Gazette: 13 December 2012.
This order is administered by the Ministry for the Environment.