Electricity Act 1995

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Last updated: 2 March 2018

The government passed the Act to regulate the generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity.

The Act prohibits the establishment of any electricity undertaking unless in accordance with the Electricity Act and the Energy Regulation Act. The exception is any undertaking rated at a capacity of less than 100 kilowatts and which is solely used for the generation, transmission, distribution or supply of electricity for the operator's own use. If the capacity is 100 kilowatts or less is used by any other person, whether or not it is for the operators/s own use the regulations of the Act will apply.

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