Electricity (Supply) Act,1948 (Central Act No. 54 of 1948)

 

All references to State Electricity Board in the Electricity (Supply) Act, 1948 (Central Act No. 54 of 1948) in so far as the State of Rajasthan is concerned shall be read as reference to the Commission or Corporation or other licensees or where it relates to general policy matters, the State Government;

In respect of matters provided in sections 5 to 18, 19,20,23 to 27, 37,40 to 45 46 to 54,56 to 69,72 and 75 to 83 of the Electricity (Supply) Act, 1948 (Central Act No. 54 of 1948), to the extent this Act has made specific provisions, the provisions of the Electricity(supply) Act, 1948 (Central Act No. 54 of 1948) shall not apply in this State;

The provisions of all other sections of the Electricity(supply) Act,1948 shall apply except that:

  • The term "licence" "licensee" "licence holder" shall have the meaning as defined under this Act and the licences shall be construed as having been issued under this Act;

  • The reference to the sections of the Indian Electricity Act, 1910 (Central Act No. 9 of 1910) and of the Electricity (Supply) Act, 1948 ( Central Act No. 54 of 1948) in the provisions of the Electricity(supply) Act, 1948 (Central Act No. 54 of 1948) shall be construed as reference to the corresponding provisions of this Act to the extent modified by this Act;

  • The reference to arbitration in these provisions except where it is by the Central Electricity Authority shall be construed as reference to the proceedings under section 37 of this Act, and the arbitration procedure prescribed under the Electricity (Supply) Act, 1948 (Central Act No. 54 of 1948) shall not apply;

The provisions of sections 72, 73 of the Electricity (Supply) Act, 1948 (Central Act No. 54 of 1948) shall be restricted to generating companies and reference to the State Electricity Board in these sections shall stand deleted;

The Schedules to the Electricity (Supply) Act, 1948 (Central Act No. 54 of 1948) shall be applicable only with reference to the provisions in this Act wherein the application of the Schedules are specified and not otherwise.

 

Provisions of Central Act how effected - On and from the date of commencement of this Act

  • The Commission, if any, constituted, under sub-section (1) of section 17 of the Central Act and deemed to be the first Commission in terms of proviso to sub-section (1) of section 3, shall exercise all powers and functions in accordance with the provisions of this Act;

  • Save as otherwise provided in clause (a), the provisions of the Central Act dealing with Commission shall have no application in the State; and

  • The provisions of the central Act, with respect to the matters for which provisions have been made in this Act, shall not apply in the State.

Savings

Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, the powers, rights and functions of the Regional Electricity Authority, the Central Electricity Authority, the Central Government, the Central Commission and authorities other than the State Electricity Board and the State Government under the Indian Electricity Act, 1910 (Central Act No. 9 of 1910) or the Electricity (Supply) Act, 1948 (Central Act No. 51 of 1948) or rules framed thereunder shall remain unaffected and shall continue to be in force.

Nothing contained in this Act shall apply to the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited or other bodies or licensees in relation to the inter-state transmission of the electricity or generating companies owned or controlled by the Central Government or undertaking owned by the Central Government.

All actions taken by the State Government or the Commission under the Central Act prior to the commencement of this Act shall be valid and enforceable notwithstanding the same are inconsistent with or contrary to the provisions of this Act.

All actions taken by a person or authority including the Board under the Indian Electricity Act, 1910 or the Electricity (Supply) Act, 1948 prior to the commencement of this Act shall continue to be valid and enforceable notwithstanding the modifications to the said Acts made by this Act.

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