Energy Act 2004

The Energy Act 2004 (c 20) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Energy Act 2004[1]
Long titleAn Act to make provision for the decommissioning and cleaning up of installations and sites used for, or contaminated by, nuclear activities; to make provision relating to the civil nuclear industry; to make provision about radioactive waste; to make provision for the development, regulation and encouragement of the use of renewable energy sources; to make further provision in connection with the regulation of the gas and electricity industries; to make provision for the imposition of charges in connection with the carrying out of the Secretary of State’s functions relating to energy matters; to make provision for giving effect to international agreements relating to pipelines and offshore installations; and for connected purposes.
Citation2004 c 20
Royal assent22 July 2004
Status: Amended
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended

Section 198 - Short title, commencement and extent

The following orders have been made under this section:


  1. The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 198(1) of this Act.