Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill & Nuclear Regulator Amendment BillCall for comments opened 17 September 2023 Share this page:
Submissions must be received by no later than 13 October 2023
In line with Parliament’s core objective of facilitating public participation and involvement in legislative processes, the Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources and Energy invites you to submit written comments and indicate interest in making an oral submission on either the Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill [B23 – 2023] and the National Nuclear Regulator Amendment Bill [B25 – 2023].
Submissions can be emailed to Mr Arico Kotze at [email protected] by no later than Friday, 13 October 2023.
Electricity Regulation Amendment seeks to amend the Electricity Regulation Act, 2006, so as to :
• delete, amend, and insert certain definitions;
• provide for the application of the Act;
• provide for the National Energy Regulator to consider applications for licences and the issue of licences;
• provide for revocation and deregistration of licences;
• provide for additional electricity, new generation capacity and electricity infrastructure;
• provide for the establishment, duties, powers and functions of the Transmission System Operator SOC Ltd and transitional measures;
• provide for an open market platform that allows for competitive electricity trading;
• assign the duties, powers and functions of the Transmission System Operator SOC Ltd to the National Transmission Company South Africa SOC Ltd;
• provide for delegation and assignment; to provide for offences and penalties; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
National Nuclear Regulator Amendment Bill to amend the National Nuclear Regulator Act, 1999, so as to:
• substitute certain definitions and insert new definitions;
• authorise the Regulator to perform additional regulatory functions;
• provide for conditions applicable to the transfer of responsibility for authorised activities;
• provide for additional powers of inspectors;
• provide for financial provision for costs associated with safe rehabilitation or decommissioning of nuclear facilities;
• provide for administrative fines; to provide for the establishment of the National Dose Register;
• provide for a centralised database of radiation workers; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
Enquiries can be directed Mr Arico Kotze on tel (021) 403 3662 or cell 083 709 8470
Issued by Hon S. Luzipo, MP, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources and Energy
Track the bill here: Bill [B23 – 2023]
Bill [B25 – 2023]
How to write a submission