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MAHARASHTRA ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION MUMBAI
World Trade Centre, Centre no. 1, 13th Floor, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai 400 005
Tel: 91-22-2163964/65/2163969 Fax: 91-22-2163976

No.MERC/146/2000.-Inexcercise of the power conferred on it by clause (e) of sub-section (2) of section 58 of the Electricity Regulatory Commissions Act, 1998 (14 of 1998), the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission hereby makes the following Regulations:-

Regulations


1 Short title, commencement and interpretation. – (i) These regulations may be called the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (Fees and Charges) Regulations, 2000  

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It shall come into force on the date of their publication in the official Gazette and shall also apply to all applications    pending before the Commission as on date of the publication. It shall extend to the state of Maharashtra. The Bombay General Clauses Act, 1904 shall apply for the purposes of the interpretation of theses Regulations.

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Definitions
 



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In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires:-

‘Act’ means the Electricity Regulatory Commissions Act, 1998 (14 of 1998)
‘Commission’ means the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory commission (MERC), established under section 17(1) of the Act.
‘Chairman‘ means the Chairman of the Commission.
‘Secretary’ means the Secretary of the Commission.
‘Officer’ means an officer of the Commission.
‘Regulation’ means these regulations.
‘Proceedings’ means and include proceedings of all nature that the commission may hold in the discharge of its function under the Act and all the Regulations made thereunder.
‘Application’ means and includes all applications, complaints, appeals, replies, rejoinders, supplemental pleadings, other papers and documents.
‘Schedule’ means schedule appended to these Regulations.
‘Fees and Charges’ means fess and charges mentioned in the Schedule.


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Words or expressions occurring in these Regulations and not defined herein but defined in the Act shall bear the same meaning as in Act.


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Fees on applications or petitions
 
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Every application made to the Commission shall be accompanied by fees specified in the schedule.

The fees payable under these regulations shall be paid by means of bank draft or pay order, drawn in favour of the ‘Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission’, payable at Mumbai or cash.

The fee received by the Secretary of the Commission under these Regulations shall be deposited in the bank account of the Commission and shall form a part of the funds of the Commission.


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(i) The penalty as would be ordered by the commission under section45 of the Act shall be paid within 30 days of the order of the Commission imposing penalty or within such extended date as allowed by the Commission.

(ii) Penalty shall be payable and the amount shall be deposited in the same manner as provided under clause 4(2) and (3) of the Regulations.

Schedule

(Para. 4 and 5)

Sr. No.
(1)

Nature of the Application
(2)

Fees (in Rupees)
(3)

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For tariff-determination

5,00,000

(Five Lakh)

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For review of tariff order by an Institution/ Organisation

25,000

(Twenty-five Thousand)

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For review of tariff order by an Individual Consumer

1,000

(One Thousand)

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Under Para. 83 of the MERC (Conduct of Business) Regulation, 2000

1,000

(One Thousand)

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Complaint against the working of a Utility by the end-user/ consumer

50

(Fifty)

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Application for Approval of Power purchase or procurement process

10,00,000 per 100 MW

(Ten Lakhs per on hundred MW)

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Application for review of order passed on application for approval of power purchase or procurement process.

50,000

(Fifty Thousand)

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For review or for correction of any order on account of typographical or clerical error or mistake.

100

(One Hundred)

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Application for inspection of order/records of the Commission.

100

(One Hundred)

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Supply of copies of documents/order of the Commission.

2 per page

(Two per page)

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Miscellaneous applications i.e. application not covered by any other listed category.

100

(One Hundred)

Place: Mumbai                                                                                                                          AMITABH RAJAN, IAS

Dated 3rd October 2000.                                                                                                         Secretary.

 






























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