The Electricity Act, 1910

( ACT NO. IX OF 1910 )


3. Grant of Licenses

4. Revocation or amendment of licenses

5. Provisions where license of licensee, not being a local authority, is revoked

6. Provisions where license of local authority is revoked

7. Purchase of undertaking

8. Provisions where no purchase and license revoked with consent of licensee

9. Licensee not to purchase, or associate himself with other licensed undertakings or transfer his undertakings

10. General power for Government to vary terms of purchase

11. Annual accounts of licensee


12. Provisions as to the opening and breaking up of streets, railways and tramways

13. Notice of new works

14. Alteration of pipes or wires

15. Laying of electric supply-lines or other works near sewers, pipes or other electric supply-lines or works

16. Streets, railways, tramways, sewers, drains or tunnels broken up to be reinstated without delay

17. Notice to telegraph authority

18. Aerial lines

19. Compensation for damage


19A. Point where supply is delivered

20. Power for licensee to enter premises and to remove fittings or other apparatus of licensee

21. Restrictions on licensee’s controlling or interfering with use of energy

22. Obligation on licensee to supply energy

23. Charges for energy to be made without undue preference

24. Discontinuance of supply to consumer neglecting to pay charge

25. Exemption of electric supply-lines or other apparatus from attachment in certain cases

26. Meters

27. Supply of energy outside area of supply

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