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Saint Christopher Electricity Supply Act (Amendment) Bill, 2015 St Kitts and Nevis

                 No. of 2015 Saint Christopher Electricity Supply Act                                              St. Christopher (Amendment) Bill, 2015                                                                                    St. Kitts and Nevis

 

A Bill to amend the Saint Christopher Electricity Supply Act 2011, to provide for the establishment of a legal framework ruling the electricity sector, to make provisions for the promotion of renewable energy sources and for matters connected thereto. 


Be it enacted by the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the National Assembly of Saint Christopher and Nevis by the authority of the same as follows:
1. Short Title and commencement
(1) Section 1 of the Saint Christopher Electricity Supply Act 2011, is hereby amended:
(a) by the substitution of section 1 by the following subparagraph:
(i) “This Act may be cited as the Saint Christopher Electricity Act (2014), and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may appoint by Order in the Gazette”.
2. Interpretation
(1) Section 2 of the Saint Christopher Electricity Supply Act 2011, is hereby amended:
(a) by the elimination of definition of:
(i) “Electricity Department”;


(2) Section 2 of the Saint Christopher Electricity Supply Act 2011, is hereby amended:
(a) by the substitution of the definition of “consumer” by the following subparagraph:
(i) “consumer” means any final consumer of electricity.
(b) by the substitution in the definition of “potential consumer” by the following subparagraph:
(i) “potential consumer” means any person entitled to be supplied with electricity and to be recognised any other rights granted to consumers by this Act or any regulation adopted pursuant to it.

 

(3) Section 2 of the Saint Christopher Electricity Supply Act 2011, is hereby amended:
(a) by the addition of the following definitions:
(i) “auto-production” means the generation of electricity carried out by an auto-producer ;
(ii) “auto-producer” means the person authorised by this Act and by the regulations adopted pursuant to it, to carry out electricity generation

 

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