Dismantling of electric line or electrical plant which are not in use

Supply Code: 96

(1) The licensee shall dismantle and remove electric line or electrical plant constructed over, under, along, across, in or upon any land if the said electric line or electrical plant is not in use continuously for a period of one year or more.

(2) Such electric line or electrical plant shall be dismantled and removed by the officer in charge of the local office of the licensee within a period of three months from the date of completion of one year as mentioned in subregulation (1).

(3) If the licensee has constructed alternate overhead electric line or underground cable or electrical plant to replace any existing electric line or electrical plant, such existing electric line or electrical plant which has consequently become redundant shall be removed by the officer in charge of the local office of the licensee within a period of three months from the date of commissioning of such alternate overhead electric line or underground cable or electrical plant.

(4) The licensee shall delegate necessary powers to the officers in charge of the local office to execute as per this regulation, the work relating to dismantling and removal of electric line or electrical plant which are not in use, with a view to avoiding consequent electrical accidents which may arise out of such unattended and unmaintained electric line or electrical plant.




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