Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (Electricity Supply Code and Related Matters) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2020

Jan 27, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


Industry Specific Compliance

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has published the Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (Electricity Supply Code and Related Matters) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2020 to further amend the GERC (Electricity Supply Code and Related Matters) Regulations, 2015.

Ø  Under section 4 which specifies the procedure for release of new connection and modification in existing connection, clause 4.95 which specifies the terms and conditions for review of Contracted Load/ Sanctioned Load/ Contracted Demand, has been substituted.

Ø  New condition No. (6) has been added in Clause 8.3 which specifies that supply may be disconnected temporarily in certain cases:

The Consumer shall not carry out any construction around the existing service position so as to hinder the access as already agreed. Should the construction become necessary due to remodelling of the structure or for any other reason, the Consumer shall immediately notify the Distribution Licensee and get the service position shifted at his cost to a mutually agreed position. Non-compliance shall be liable for disconnection after serving a notice of not less than seven days, subject to the provisions of the Acts, Rules and Regulations for the time being in force.

These regulations shall come into force from date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

[Notification No. 1 of 2020]


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