The Electricity Bill, 2019

Parliamentary Period: 
Fourth Session of the Twelfth Assembly

The objects of this Bill are to— (a) regulate the generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity so as to enhance the security and reliability of the supply of electricity; (b) provide for the sale and purchase of electricity within and outside the Republic; (c) facilitate the achievement of the efficient, effective, sustainable development and operation of electricity infrastructure; (d) provide the roles and responsibilities of various participants in the electricity sector; (e) facilitate adequate levels of investment in the electricity sector; (f) provide for a multi-year tariff framework; (g) promote transparency in the identification and allocation of risks, costs and revenues within and between participants in the electricity sector; (h) ensure the protection and safety of consumers of electricity and the public; (i)repeal and replace the Electricity Act, 1995; and (j)provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.

Bill Stage: 
First Reading
Second Reading
Committee Stage
Report Stage
Third Reading