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Electricity Act 1996.

Country/Territory
Australia
Territorial subdivision
South Australia
Document type
Legislation
Date
1996 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to regulate the electricity supply industry; to make provision for safety and technical standards for electrical installations; and for other purposes.
Subject
Energy
Keyword
Basic legislation Energy conservation/energy production Institution
Geographical area
Asia and the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Indian Ocean, Oceania, South Pacific
Abstract

This Act, consisting of 98 sections divided into nine Parts and completed by two Schedules, aims at promoting efficiency and competition in the electricity supply industry, promoting the establishment and maintenance of a safe and efficient system of electricity generation, transmission, distribution and supply, and at establishing and enforcing proper standards of safety, reliability and quality in the electricity supply industry.

Full text
English
Website
www6.austlii.edu.au

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Electricity (General) Regulations 2012.

Legislation | Australia | 2012

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Authorization/permit, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Electricity (General) Regulations, 1997.

Legislation | Australia | 1997 (2010)

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Authorization/permit, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Electricity (General) Regulations 2012.

Legislation | Australia | 2012 (2017)

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Authorization/permit, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

COVID-19 Emergency Response Act 2020.

Legislation | Australia | 2020 (2020)

Keyword: Social protection, Poverty, Lease, Tax/levy, Business/industry/corporations, Hazards, Public health, Water supply, Water charges

Source: FAO, FAOLEX