36(1)  For all relevant new fields, as defined in subsection (2) below, section 8 of the principal Act (the oil allowance) shall have effect subject to the following modifications–

(a)in subsection (2) (the amount of the allowance for each chargeable period) for “250,000 metric tonnes” there shall be substituted “500,000 metric tonnes”; and

(b)in subsection (6) (the total allowance for a field) for “5 million metric tonnes” there shall be substituted “10 million metric tonnes”.

36(2)  Subject to subsection (3) below, in this section “relevant new field”  means an oil field–

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