Country:Zambia
Year:1995 (April)
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:1995 (April)
Date Amended:

2003 (December)

Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments, Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards
Policy Target:Hydropower
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Ministry of Energy and Water Development
URL:http://http:/www.erb.org.zm/downloads/legislation/Electricity Act.pdf
Description:

The government passed the Act to regulate the generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity.

The Act prohibits the establishment of any electricity undertaking unless in accordance with the Electricity Act and the Energy Regulation Act. The exception is any undertaking rated at a capacity of less than 100 kilowatts and which is solely used for the generation, transmission, distribution or supply of electricity for the operator's own use. If the capacity is 100 kilowatts or less is used by any other person, whether or not it is for the operators/s own use the regulations of the Act will apply.

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