Electricity Act 2003 (with amendments of 2003 and 2007)

The Electricity Act, 2003

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MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE

(Legislative Department)

New Delhi, the 2nd June, 2003.Jyaistha 12, 1925 (Saka)

The following Act of Parliament received the assent of the President on the 26th

May, 2003, and is hereby published for general information:

THE ELECTRICITY ACT, 2003

[No.36 of 2003]

[26th May, 2003]

An Act to consolidate the laws relating to generation, transmission, distribution, trading and use of electricity and generally for taking measures conducive to development of electricity industry, promoting competition therein, protecting interest of consumers and supply of electricity to all areas, rationalization of electricity tariff, ensuring transparent policies regarding subsidies, promotion of efficient and environmentally benign policies, constitution of Central Electricity Authority, Regulatory Commissions and establishment of Appellate Tribunal and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.   Read More....