PART – I

PRELIMINARY

 

Short title, extent and  commencement.

1.

(1)

This Act may be called the Delhi Electricity Reform Act, 2000.

(2)

It extends to the whole of the National Capital Territory of Delhi excluding the areas of the New Delhi Municipal Council and the Delhi Cantonment Board.

(3)

It shall be deemed to have come into force in the 3rd day of November, 2000.
      

Definitions. 2. (1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, -
  

(a)

"area of transmission" means the area within which the holder of a transmission licence is for the time being, authorized by licence to transmit energy;

(b)

"Central Act" means the Electricity Regulatory Commissions Act, 1998;
(c) "Commission" means the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission referred to in section 3;
(d) "Government" means the Lieutenant Governor referred to in article 239AA of the Constitution;
(Central Act 9 of 1910) (e)

"licence" means a licence granted under Part II or Part II A of the Indian Electricity Act, 1910 or Part VI of this Act;

(f) "licensee" or "licence holder" means a person licensed under part II or Part II A of the Indian Electricity Act, 1910 or under Part VI of this Act to transmit or supply energy;
(g)

Lieutenant Governor" means the Lieutenant Governor of the National Capital Territory of Delhi appointed by the President under article 239 read with article 239AA of the Constitution;

(h)

"High Court" means the High Court of Delhi;

(i)

"member or members" means the member or members of the Commission and shall include the Chair-person of the Commission;

(j)

"prescribed’’ means prescribed by the rules or regulations made under this Act;

(k)

"regulation" means a regulation made by the Commission under this Act;

(l) "rule’’ means a rule made by the Government under this Act;
(m) "selection committee" means the selection committee referred to in section 4;
(n)

"section" means a section of this Act;

(o)

"transmit" in relation to electricity means the transportation or transmission of electricity by means of a system operated or controlled by a licensee which consists, wholly or mainly, of extra high voltage and extra high tension lines and electrical plant and is used for transforming and for conveying and/or transferring electricity from a generating station to a sub-station, from one generating station to another or from one sub-station to another or otherwise from one place to another.

(Central Act 54 of 1948) (2)

Words and expressions used but not defined in this Act and defined in the Electricity(Supply) Act, 1948, have the meanings respectively assigned to them in that Act;

(Central Act 54 of 1948)

(Central Act 9 of 1910)

(3)

Words and expressions used but not defined either in this Act or in the Electricity Supply Act, 1948 and defined in the Indian Electricity Act, 1910, have the meanings respectively assigned to them in that Act.
 

[Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission] [Reorganisation of Electricity Industry]  [Miscellaneous]   [Powers of the Government]
[Advisory Committee, Consumer Counsultation, Etc.]   [Arbitration and Appeals]   [Offences and Penalties]  
[Licensing of Transmission and Supply]   [Accounts, Audit and Report of the Commission]   [Effect on Existing Central Legislation]
[Powers of Commission to Pass Orders and Enforce Decisions]    [Proceedings, Powers and Functions of the Commission]   [Tariffs]

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