Electricity Regulation Act, 2006 (Act No. 4 of 2006)
Chapter III : Electricity Licences and Registration
|(1)||The State may, in order to facilitate the achievement of the objectives of this Act, expropriate land, or any right in, over or in respect of land, on behalf of a licensee in accordance with section 25 of the Constitution and section 2 of the Expropriation Act, 1975 (Act No. 63 of 1975).|
|(3)||The State may exercise the powers contemplated in subsection (1) only if—|
|(a)||a licensee is unable to acquire land or a right in, over or in respect of such land by agreement with the owner; and|
|(b)||the land or any right in, over or in respect of such land is reasonably required by a licensee for facilities which will enhance the electricity infrastructure in the national interest.|
[Section 26, previously section 27, renumbered by section 16(b) of Act No. 28 of 2007]
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