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Section No. 181 : Powers of State Commissions to make regulations

Sub Section Details
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The State Commissions 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 the following matters, namely: - (a) period to be specified under the first proviso of Section 14; (b) the form and the manner of application under sub-section (1) of Section 15; (c) the manner and particulars of application for licence to be published under sub-section (2) of Section 15; (d) the conditions of licence Section 16; (e) the manner and particulars of notice under clause(a) of subsection (2) of Section 18; (f) publication of the alterations or amendments to be made in the licence under clause (c) of sub-section (2) of Section 18; (g) levy and collection of fees and charges from generating companies or licensees under sub-section (3) of Section 32; (h) rates, charges and the term and conditions in respect of intervening transmission facilities under proviso to Section 36; (i) payment of the transmission charges and a surcharge under subclause (ii) of clause(d) of sub-section (2) of Section 39; (j) reduction 1[***] of surcharge and cross subsidies under second proviso to sub-clause (ii) of clause (d) of sub-section (2) of Section 39; (k) manner and utilisation of payment and surcharge under the fourth proviso to sub-clause(ii) of clause (d) of sub-section (2) of Section 39; (l) payment of the transmission charges and a surcharge under subclause( ii) of clause (c) of Section 40; (m) reduction 1[***] of surcharge and cross subsidies under second proviso to sub-clause (ii) of clause (c) of Section 40; (n) the manner of payment of surcharge under the fourth proviso to sub-clause (ii) of clause (c) of Section 40; (o) proportion of revenues from other business to be utilised for reducing the transmission and wheeling charges under proviso to Section 41; (p) reduction 2[***] of surcharge and cross-subsidies under the third proviso to sub-section (2) of Section 42; (q) payment of additional charges on charges of wheeling under subsection (4) of Section 42; (r ) guidelines under sub-section (5) of Section 42; (s) the time and manner for settlement of grievances under sub-section (7) of Section 42; (t) the period to be specified by the State Commission for the purposes specified under sub-section (1) of Section 43; (u) methods and principles by which charges for electricity shall be fixed under sub-section (2) of Section 45; (v) reasonable security payable to the distribution licensee under sub-section (1) of Section 47; (w) payment of interest on security under sub-section (4) of Section 47; (x) electricity supply code under Section 50; (y) the proportion of revenues from other business to be utilised for reducing wheeling charges under proviso to Section 51; (z) duties of electricity trader under sub-section (2) of Section 52; (za) standards of performance of a licensee or a class of licensees under sub-section (1) of Section 57; (zb) the period within which information to be furnished by the licensee under sub-section (1) of Section 59; 1[(zc) the manner of reduction of cross-subsidies under clause (g) of Section 61;] (zd) the terms and conditions for the determination of tariff under Section 61; (ze) details to be furnished by licensee or generating company under sub-section (2) of Section 62; (zf) the methodologies and procedures for calculating the expected revenue from tariff and charges under sub-section (5) of Section 62; (zg) the manner of making an application before the State Commission and the fee payable therefor under sub-section (1) of Section 64; (zh) issue of tariff order with modifications or conditions under subsection( 3) of Section 64; (zi) the manner by which development of market in power including trading specified under Section 66; (zj) the powers and duties of the Secretary of the State Commission under sub-section (1) of Section 91; (zk) the terms and conditions of service of the secretary, officers and other employees of the State Commission under sub-section (2) of Section 91; (zl) rules of procedure for transaction of business under sub-section (1) of Section 92; (zm) 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; (zn) the manner of service and publication of notice under Section 130; (zo) the form of preferring the appeal and the manner in which such form shall be verified and the fee for preferring the appeal under sub-section (1) of Section 127; (zp) any other matter which is to be, or may be, specified.
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All regulations made by the State Commission under this Act shall be subject to the condition of previous publication.