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

Chapter III : Electricity Licences and Registration

13. Finalisation of application


(1) The Regulator must decide on an application in the prescribed manner within 120 days—
(a) after the expiration of the period contemplated in section 11(2)(d), if no objections have been received; or

[Section 13(1)(a) substituted by section 6 of Act No. 28 of 2007]

(b) after receiving the information contemplated in section 12(b).

[Section 13(1)(b) substituted by section 6 of Act No. 28 of 2007]


(2) The Regulator must provide the applicant with a copy of its decision as well as the reasons for the decision.


(3) The Regulator must issue separate licences for—
(a) the operation of generation, transmission and distribution facilities;
(b) the import and export of electricity; or
(c) trading.


(4) The Regulator is not obliged to issue a licence and may issue only one licence per applicant for each of the activities contemplated in subsection (3).


[Section 13, previously section 14,  renumbered by section 16(b) of Act No. 28 of 2007]