VOLUME: XVII

BOTSWANA POWER CORPORATION

PART: Preliminary ss 12

CHAPTER: 74:01

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.