Congress of the Philippines Eleventh Congress Third Regular Session REPUBLIC ACT NO AN ACT ORDAINING REFORMS IN THE ELECTRIC POWER. RA The Electric Power Industry Reform Act of AN ACT ORDAINING REFORMS IN Click photo for full PDF Report. EPIRA Pager. Home; Resources; Position Papers; RA – Amending the Electric Power Supply Industry Reform Act of (EPIRA).

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Such fees shall be fixed by rq ERC after due notice and public hearing. Functions of Distribution Utilities. Energy Regulatory Commission, G. Shortcut for feedback page.

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Thus, impairment of the constitutional guarantee of security of tenure does not arise in the abolition of an 91336. The existence of any or some of the following circumstances may be considered as evidence of bad faith in the removals made as a result of reorganization, giving rise to a claim for reinstatement or reappointment by an aggrieved party:. In appropriate cases, the ERC is authorized to issue cease and 916 order after due notice and hearing.

Butalidand Mary Anne B. The pertinent portions of Section 38 read: The ERC shall, motu propriomonitor and penalize any market power abuse or anticompetitive or discriminatory act epirq behavior by any ar in the electric power industry. Today This Week This Month Provided, howeverThat generation companies, distribution utilities or their respective holding companies that are already listed in the PSE are deemed in compliance.

KERB made a number of requests: The regulation of public services started way back in with the enactment of Act No. The following year, Act No. Provided, That said rules and regulations shall take effect fifteen 15 days after publication in the Official Gazette.


All notices of hearings to be conducted by the ERC for the purpose of fixing rates or fees shall epita published at least twice for two successive weeks in two 2 newspapers of nationwide circulation. Provided, furtherThat the ERC shall exert efforts to minimize price shocks in order to protect the consumers.

There should not be any controversy if there is an explicit declaration of epiar in the law itself. Inits charter was revised by virtue of Republic Actas amended. The ERC shall, within sixty 60 days upon receipt of such plan, evaluate the same and notify the distribution utility concerned of its action. Provided, howeverThat ERC may give an exemption in case of unusual devaluation: The Commissioners assumed office on 15 August Such rules and regulations shall epida the following:.

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RA – Amending the Electric Power Supply Industry Reform Act of (EPIRA)

The rate-setting methodology so adopted and applied must ensure a reasonable price of electricity. Reorganized or Abolished Agency. The ERC may adopt alternative forms 99136 internationally-accepted rate setting methodology as it may deem appropriate. She stated that Civil Service application form no.

A valid order of abolition must not only come from a legitimate body, it must also be made in good faith. The Public Service Commission PSC had jurisdiction, supervision, and control over all public services, including the electric power service. Corollarilythe NPC generating plants have to privatized and its transmission business spun off and privatized thereafter. To achieve its aforestated goal, the 913 has reconfigured the organization of the regulatory body. To achieve this objective and to ensure the complete removal of cross subsidies, the cap on the recoverable rate e;ira system losses prescribed in Section 10 of Republic Act No.


Thus, the power to regulate the power rates and services of private electric utilities was transferred to the ERB. However, the ERC now also has to promote competitive operations in the electricity market. New controlling stockholders shall undertake such listing within five 5 years from the time they acquire ownership and control. That the subtransmission assets shall be operated and maintained by TRANSCO until their disposal to qualified distribution utilities which are in a position to take over the responsibility for operating, maintaining, upgrading, and expanding said assets.

Republic Act No. 9136

Determine, fix, and approve, after due notice and public hearings the universal charge, to be imposed on all electricity end-users pursuant to Section 34 hereof. Shortcut for FAQ page. Press esc, or click the close the button to close this dialog box.

To justify the nullification of a law, there must be a clear and unequivocal breach of the Constitution.

InNPC was converted into a stock corporation wholly owned by the government under Republic Act