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Section No. 178 : Powers of Central Commission to make regulations

Sub Section Details
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The Central Commission may, by notification make regulations consistent with this Act and the rules generally to carry out the provisions of this Act.
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In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the power contained in sub-section (1), such regulations may provide for all or any of following matters, namely:- (a) period to be specified under the first proviso to Section 14; (b) the form and the manner of the application under sub-section (1) of Section 15; (c) the manner and particulars of notice under sub-section (2) of Section 15; (d) the conditions of licence under Section 16; (e) the manner and particulars of notice under clause (a) of subsection (2) of Section 18; (f) publication of alterations or amendments to be made in the licence under clause(c) of sub-section (2) of Section 18; (g) Grid Code under sub-section (2) of Section 28; (h) levy and collection of fees and charge from generating companies or transmission utilities or licensees under sub-section (4) of Section 28; (i) rates, charges and terms and conditions in respect of intervening transmission facilities under proviso to Section 36; (j) payment of the transmission charges and a surcharge under-subclause (ii) of clause (d) of sub-section (2) of Section 38; (k) reduction 1[***] of surcharge and cross subsidies under second proviso to sub-clause (ii) of clause (d) of sub-section (2) of Section 38; (l) payment of transmission charges and a surcharge under sub-clause (ii) of clause(c) of Section 40; (m) reduction 2[***] of surcharge and cross subsidies under the second proviso to sub-clause (ii) of clause (c) of Section 40; (n) proportion of revenues from other business to be utilised for reducing the transmission and wheeling charges under proviso to Section 41; (o) duties of electricity trader under sub-section (2) of Section 52; (p) standards of performance of a licensee or class of licensees under sub-section (1) of Section 57; (q) the period within which information to be furnished by the licensee under sub-section (1) of Section 59; 1[(r) the manner of reduction of cross subsidies under clause (g) of Section 61;] (s) the terms and conditions for the determination of tariff under Section 61; (t) details to be furnished by licensee or generating company under sub-section (2) of Section 62; (u) the procedures for calculating the expected revenue from tariff and charges under sub-section (5) of Section 62; (v) the manner of making an application before the Central Commission and the fee payable therefor under sub-section (1) of Section 64; (w) the manner of publication of application under sub-section (2) of Section 64; (x) issue of tariff order with modifications or conditions under subsection (3) of Section 64; (y) the manner by which development of market in power including trading specified under Section 66; (z) the powers and duties of the Secretary of the Central Commission under sub-section (1) of Section 91; (za) the terms and conditions of service of the Secretary, officers and other employees of Central Commission under sub-section (3) of Section 91; (zb) the rules of procedure for transaction of business under subsection (1) of Section 92; (zc) minimum information to be maintained by a licensee or the generating company and the manner of such information to be maintained under sub-section (8) of Section 128; (zd) the manner of service and publication of notice under Section 130; (ze) any other matter which is to be, or may be, specified by regulations.
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All regulations made by the Central Commission under this Act shall be subject to the conditions of previous publication.