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Electricity Act 1957

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Reorganisation

    1. 1.Dissolution of Central Electricity Authority

    2. 2.Establishment, constitution and functions of Central Electricity Generating Board

    3. 3.Establishment, constitution and functions of Electricity Council

    4. 4.Whole-time members of Generating Board, Electricity Council and Area Boards

    5. 5.Consultative Councils

  3. Generation of electricity by Area Boards, and provision for research

    1. 6.Generation of electricity by Area Boards

    2. 7.Research

  4. Provisions as to administration, and as to conditions of employment

    1. 8.Powers of Minister in relation to Electricity Council and Electricity Boards

    2. 9.Representations by Electricity Boards to Electricity Council

    3. 10.Annual reports

    4. 11.Consolidated statements of accounts

    5. 12.Machinery for settling terms and conditions of employment

  5. Finances of Electricity Boards and Electricity Council

    1. 13.General duty of Boards to balance revenue account

    2. 14.Tariffs and special agreements

    3. 15.Borrowing powers of Electricity Council, Generating Board and Area Boards

    4. 16.Issue of stock

    5. 17.Treasury guarantees

    6. 18.Estimates of Boards' requirements and allocations to them of liabilities in respect of stock

    7. 19.Central guarantee fund

    8. 20.Reserve funds

    9. 21.Contributions by Electricity Boards to expenses of Electricity Council

    10. 22.Application of surplus revenues of Electricity Boards

    11. 23.Compensation to local authorities

    12. 24.Provisions as to income tax and profits tax

  6. Transfer of undertaking of Central Authority to Electricity Council and Generating Board

    1. 25.Transfer of assets and liabilities of Central Authority

    2. 26.Supplementary provisions as to transfer of assets and liabilities

    3. 27.Compensation to members and officers of Central Authority and Area Boards

  7. Miscellaneous and supplementary provisions

    1. 28.Supply of electricity to railways

    2. 29.Maximum charges for reselling electricity supplied by Electricity Boards

    3. 30.Certification of meters

    4. 31.Placing of service lines above ground

    5. 32.Further provisions as to placing of electric lines

    6. 33.Provisions as to construction or extension of generating stations

    7. 34.Special provisions as to public inquiries

    8. 35.Entry on land for purposes of exploration

    9. 36.Expedition of highway procedure in connection with electricity works

    10. 37.Preservation of amenity

    11. 38.Status of Electricity Council, Generating Board and Area Boards

    12. 39.Administrative expenses

    13. 40.Interpretation

    14. 41.Transitional provisions

    15. 42.Amendment and adaptation of enactments, and repeals

    16. 43.Short title, citation, commencement and extent

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      Consultative Councils

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      Supplementary Provisions as to Public Inquiries

    3. THIRD SCHEDULE

      Transitional Provisions

    4. FOURTH SCHEDULE

      Amendment and Adaptation of Enactments

      1. PART I Amendments of Electricity Act, 1947

      2. Part II Amendments and Adaptations of Other Enactments

    5. FIFTH SCHEDULE

      Enactments Repealed

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