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VOLUME: XVII
BOTSWANA POWER CORPORATION
CHAPTER: 74:01

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

     SECTION

 

PART I
Preliminary

                1.         Short title

                2.         Interpretation

 

PART II
 Establishment, Constitution and Membership of the
 Corporation

                3.         Establishment of the Corporation

                4.         Constitution

                5.         Resignation and removal from office

                6.         Tenure of office

                7.         Payment of members

 

PART III
 Meetings and Proceedings of the Corporation

                8.         Presiding officer

                9.         Meetings

               10.         Signification of documents

 

PART IV
 Officers, Employees and Agents of the Corporation

               11.         Appointment of officers and employees

               12.         Delegation to committee

 

PART V
 Functions, Powers and Duties of the Corporation

               13.         Functions and powers

               14.         Co-operation with authorities

               15.         Research and records

               16.         Power of Minister to give directions

 

PART VI
 Finances

               17.         Principles of financial operations

               18.         Fixing of tariffs

               19.         Borrowing powers

               20.         Vesting of property in the Corporation

               21.         Liability to pay tax, etc.

               22.         Accounts and audit

 

PART VII
General

               23.         Annual report

               24.         Compulsory acquisition of land

               25.         Re-settlement measures

               26.         Compensation for loss or damage

               27.         Power to call for information

               28.         Power to make bye-laws

               29.         Protection from personal liability

 

Act 23, 1970,
Act 20, 1971,
Act 29, 1973.

An Act to provide for the establishment of a corporation to be known as the Botswana Power Corporation for the generation and supply of electric power and to provide for matters incidental thereto and connected therewith.

[Date of Commencement: 30th June, 1970]


Part:I Preliminary ss 12

1.       Short title

            This Act may be cited as the Botswana Power Corporation Act.

2.       Interpretation

            In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires-

            "Corporation" means the Botswana Power Corporation established under section 3;

            "financial year" means the year ending on the 31st March in each year;

            "Government electricity undertakings" means works established and arrangements concluded by the Government for the purpose of supplying electricity to communities and enterprises in Botswana;

            "main transmission lines" means all cables and overhead lines, whether constructed or due to be constructed, for the transmission of electricity from a generating station to any other generating station or to a substation, together with any step-up or step-down transformers and switch-gear necessary to and used for the control of such cables or overhead lines, and the buildings, or such part thereof as may be required to accommodate such transformers or switch-gear, which the Minister may declare by notice published in the Gazette to be main transmission lines;

            "undertaking" means any business for the supply of electricity to the public.