Draft AERC (Compensation to Victims of Electrical Accidents) Regulations, 2019

Mar 08, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission (AERC) on March 08, 2019, has issued a Draft called “Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission (Compensation to Victims of Electrical Accidents) Regulations, 2018, for making a licensee or generating company liable for payment of compensation to the persons, affected due to the licensee or generating company’s failure to meet specified standards with an intention to eliminate or reduce the risk of any loss of human or animal life or causing disablement to any human being or damage to property.

These Regulations will be applicable to all Generating Companies including Captive Power Plants (CPPs) as well as transmission and distribution licensees within the areas under their jurisdiction in the State of Assam. Further it will not apply to persons who are in direct employment with any Licensee/ Generating Company.

These Regulations shall extend to the entire State of Assam.

[Notification No. AERC 635/2017]

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