The Electricity Act, 2003


Act ID: 200336
Act Number: 36
Enactment Date: 2003-05-26
Act Year: 2003
Short Title: The Electricity Act, 2003
Long Title: 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, rationalisation 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.
Ministry: Ministry of Power
Enforcement Date: 10-06-2003
Notification: 10th June, 2003 (Ss. 1 to 120 and ss. 122 to 185), vide notification No. S.O. 669(E), dated 10th June, 2003, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).

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26.06.1956 THE INDIAN ELECTRICITY RULES, 1956
02.06.2003 Electricity Act, 2003
08.03.2004 The CERC (Salary, Allowances and other Conditions of Service of Chairperson and Members) Rules, 2004
23.03.2004 The Fees for Making Application for Grant of Licence Rules, 2004
06.04.2004 The National Electricity Plan Notification Rules, 2004
13.04.2004 The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (Salaries, Allowances and other Conditions of Service of Chairperson and Members) Rules, 2004.
16.04.2004 Appeal to the Appellate Authority Rules, 2004
21.06.2004 The Means of Delivery of Notice, Order or Document Rules, 2004
21.06.2004 The procedure for conducting Inquiry against a Member of Appropriate Commission Rules, 2004
31.08.2004 The Procedure for Holding Inquiry by Adjudicating Officer Rules, 2004
28.10.2004 The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (Salary, Allowances and other Conditions of Service of the Officers and Employees) Rules, 2004
22.12.2004 Intimation of Accidents Rules, 2004
28.01.2005 The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Preparation of Annual Reports) Rules, 2004
16.02.2005 Forum of Regulators Rules, 2005
02.03.2005 NLDC Rules, 2004
23.03.2005 Distribution of Electricity Licence (Additional Requirements of Capital Adequacy, Creditworthiness and Code of Conduct) Rules, 2005
06.05.2005 The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity Salaries, Allowances and other conditions of service of Officers and Employees Rules, 2005
08.06.2005 The Electricity Rules, 2005
09.06.2005 The Electricity (Procedure for Previous Publication) Rules, 2005
11.08.2005 Intimation of Accidents (Form & time of Service of Notice) Rules, 2005
11.08.2005 The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Preparation of Annual Report) (Amendment) Rules, 2005
24.11.2005 The Central Electricity Authority (Terms and Conditions of Service of Chairperson and other Members) Rules, 2005
18.04.2006 The Works of Licensees Rules, 2006
17.08.2006 The Qualifications, Powers and Functions of Chief Electrical Inspector and Electrical Inspectors Rules, 2006
07.09.2006 Appeal to the Appellate Authority (Amendment) Rules, 2006
26.10.2006 The Electricity (Amendment) Rules, 2006
22.01.2007 The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (Procedure, Form, Fee and Record of Proceedings) Rules, 2007
22.10.2007 The CERC Fund and Preparation of Budget Rues, 2007
22.07.2008 the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (Salary, Allowances and other Conditions of Service of the Officers and Employees)- (2nd amendment) Rules, 2008
29.09.2008 The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (Salaries, Allowances and other conditions of service of Chairperson and Members)(Amendment) Rules, 2008
19.03.2010 CERC (Salary, Allowances and other conditions of Service of Chairperson and Members) Rules, 2004 - Amendment Rules, 2010
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22.03.2006 Central Electricity Authority (Installation & Operation of Meters) Regulations, 2006
22.08.2006 Central Electricity Authority (Procedures for Transaction of Business) Regulations, 2006
09.03.2007 Central Electricity Authority (Technical Standards for Connectivity to the Grid) Regulations, 2007
19.04.2007 Central Electricity Authority (Furnishing of Statistics, Returns & Information) Regulations, 2007
26.06.2010 Central Electricity Authority (Grid Standards) Regulations, 2010
26.06.2010 Central Electricity Authority (Installation & Operation of Meters) Amendment Regulations, 2010
20.08.2010 Central Electricity Authority (Technical Standards for Construction of Electrical Plants and Electric Lines) Regulations, 2010
24.09.2010 Central Electricity Authority (Measures relating to Safety & Electric Supply) Regulations, 2010
14.02.2011 Central Electricity Authority (Safety Requirement for Construction, Operation & Maintenance of Electrical Plants & Electric Lines) Regulations, 2011
08.07.2011 Amendment of Tariff Policy-Resolutions, 22.01.2011
07.10.2013 Central Electricity Authority (Technical Standards for Connectivity of the Distributed Generation Resources) Regulations, 2013
15.10.2013 Central Electricity Authority (Technical Standards for Connectivity to the Grid) Amendment Regulations, 2013
19.02.2014 JOINT ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION, 2014 (for Goa &UT)
03.12.2014 Central Electricity Authority (Installation & Operation of Meters) Amendment Regulations, 2015
07.04.2015 Central Electricity Authority (Technical Standards for Construction of Electrical Plants and Electric Lines) Amendment Regulations, 2015
13.04.2015 Central Electricity Authority (Measures relating to Safety & Electric Supply) Amendment Regulations, 2015
24.07.2015 Standard of Performance Regulations, 2015
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31.07.2009 JERC Notification dated 31.07.2009
11.02.2010 JERC Notification dated 11.02.2010
20.05.2010 JERC Notification dated 20.05.2010
07.08.2010 JERC Notification dated 07.08.2010
15.12.2010 JERC Notification dated 15.12.2010
11.08.2011 JERC Notification dated 11.08.2011
25.03.2013 JERC Notification dated 25.03.2013
07.08.2013 JERC Notification dated 07.08.2013
10.10.2013 JERC Notification dated 10.10.2013
06.01.2014 JERC Notification dated 06.01.2014
30.01.2015 JERC Notification dated 30.01.2015
22.12.2015 JERC Notification dated 22.12.2015
22.08.2016 JERC Notification dated 22.08.2016
21.11.2016 JERC Notification dated 21.11.2016
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