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Electricity Regulation Act, 2006 (Act No. 4 of 2006)

Chapter III : Electricity Licences and Registration

11. Advertising of licence application


(1) When application is made for a licence the Regulator may require that the applicant publish a notice of the application in appropriate newspapers or other appropriate media circulating in the area of the proposed activity in at least two official languages.


(2) The advertisement must state—
(a) the name of the applicant;
(b) the objectives of the applicant;
(c) the place where the application will be available for inspection by any member of the public;
(d) the period within which any objections to the issue of the licence may be lodged with the Regulator;
(e) the address of the Regulator where any objections may be lodged;
(f) that objections must be substantiated by way of an affidavit or solemn declaration; and
(g) such other particulars as may be prescribed.


(3) The advertisement contemplated in subsection (1) must be published for such period or in such number of issues of a newspaper as may be prescribe.


(4) The Regulator must consider objections to the application contemplated in subsection (1) and make its decision available to the public together with its reasons for such decision.


[Section 11, previously section 12, renumbered by section 16(b) of Act No. 28 of 2007]