The Central Electricity Authority (Measures relating to Safety and Electric Supply) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019

Jul 09, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Central Electricity Authority on June 28, 2019, has published the Central Electricity Authority (Measures relating to Safety and Electric Supply) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019 to further amend the Central Electricity Authority (Measures relating to Safety and Electric Supply) Regulations, 2010. It will come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

The amendments made in the Central Electricity Authority (Measures relating to Safety and Electric Supply), Regulations 2010 are:

 In Regulation 2(1), new clauses are added like clauses (fb), (fc), (sb), (sc), (zwb), (zxa) defining charging point, charging stations, electric vehicle, electric vehicle supply equipment, socket-outlet, supply lead.

 After Regulation 116, a new chapter XI has been inserted specifying “Safety Provisions for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations” which includes the general safety requirement for electric vehicle charging stations; earth protection system for charging stations; requirement to prevent fire for electric vehicle charging stations; testing of charging stations; inspection and periodic assessment of charging stations; maintenance of records; international Standard for charging stations.

[Notification No. CEI/1/2/2018]


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