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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Thus, the EPIRA provides a framework for the restructuring of the industry, including the privatization of the assets of the National Power Corporation NPCthe transition to a competitive structure, and the ea of the roles of various government agencies and the private entities. Corollarilythe NPC generating plants have to privatized and its transmission business spun off and privatized thereafter.

Provided, howeverThat ERC may give an exemption in case of unusual devaluation: No officer or employee in the career service shall be removed except for a valid cause and after due notice and hearing.

The ERC shall, within sixty 60 days from the effectivity of this Act, promulgate the rules and regulations to implement and effect this provision.

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Compliance to these criteria is measured in three levels: Jurisdiction, Powers and Functions of the Board. The petition has no merit.


There 99136 not be any controversy if there is an explicit declaration of abolition in the law itself. Functions of the ERC. KERB raises the following issues before this Court: Creation of the Energy Regulatory Commission.

In case of disagreement in valuation, procedures, ownership participation and other issues, the ERC shall resolve such issues.

Shortcut for feedback page. Finally, the ERC already posted the plantilla positions, which prescribe higher standards, as approved by the Department of Budget and Management.

On November 7,Commonwealth Act No. The rates must be such as to allow the recovery of just and reasonable costs and a reasonable return on rate base RORB to enable the entity to operate viably.

Towards this end, it shall be responsible for the following key functions in the restructured industry:. Apo Geothermal complexes, shall be reviewed epirra the ERC and the terms thereof amended to remove any hidden costs or extraordinary mark-ups in the cost of power or steam above their true costs.

Whether the Commissioners of the ERC were correct in disregarding and considering merely suppletory in character the protective mantle of RA as to the ERB employees or petitioner in this case. ProvidedThat in the formulation of the 9163 capability standards, the nature and function of the entity shall be considered: Accessibility key for redirecting to homepage. Enhancement of Technical Competence. Today This Week This Month Thus, the power epia regulate the power rates and services of private electric utilities was transferred to the ERB.


In case the rate setting methodology used is RORB, it shall be subject to the following guidelines:. She stated that Civil Service application form no.

Upon the initial implementation of open access, the ERC shall allow all electricity end-users with a monthly average peak demand of at least one megawatt 1MW for the preceding twelve 12 months to be the contestable market. The question of whether a law abolishes an office rpira a question of legislative intent.

The Board shall, upon proper notice and hearing, exercise the following, among other powers and functions:.

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The ERC shall determine such form of rate-setting methodology, which shall promote efficiency. Shortcut for site map footer agency section of the page.

Under Executive Order No. Promotion of Consumer Interests.

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