This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on 24 May 2013, is made under the Climate Change Response Act 2002. The order adds a new exemption to the Climate Change (General Exemptions) Order 2009 for the injection of natural gas into, or the extraction of natural gas from, an underground gas storage facility by a person who carries out the activity of mining natural gas, other than for export. The exemption applies if another person is, or has been, liable as a participant for emissions from the natural gas prior to its injection or extraction (as applicable).
Date of notification in Gazette: 23 May 2013.
This order is administered by the Ministry for the Environment.