Petition No. 235/SM/2012. Case: In Re: Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd., Guwahati and Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd., Guwahati Vs. Central Electricity Regulatory Commission

Case NumberPetition No. 235/SM/2012
Party NameIn Re: Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd., Guwahati and Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd., Guwahati Vs
JudgesDr. Pramod Deo, Chairperson, Shri S. Jayaraman, Member, Shri V.S. Verma, Member and Shri M. Deena Dayalan, Member
IssueElectricity Act, 2003 - Section 142
Judgement DateNovember 06, 2012
CourtCentral Electricity Regulatory Commission

Order:

(New Delhi)

  1. Regulation 10 of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Unscheduled Interchange charges and related matters) Regulations, 2009 (hereinafter referred to as 'the UI Regulations) provides for the schedule of payment of unscheduled interchange charges and payment security for settlement of UI dues as under:

    (1) The payment of UI charges shall have a high priority and the concerned constituent shall pay the indicated amounts within 10 (ten) days of the issue of statement of Unscheduled Interchange charges including Additional Unscheduled Interchange charges by the Secretariat of the respective Regional Power Committee into the "Regional Unscheduled Interchange Pool Account Fund" of the concerned region.

    (2) If payments against the Unscheduled Interchange charges including Additional Unscheduled Interchange charges are delayed by more than two days, i.e., beyond twelve (12) days from the date of issue of the statement by the Secretariat of the respective Regional Power Committee, the defaulting constituent shall have to pay simple interest @ 0.04% for each day of delay.

    (3) All payments to the entities entitled to receive any amount on account of UI charges shall be made within 2 working days of receipt of the payments in the "Regional Unscheduled Interchange Pool Account Fund" of the concerned region.

    Provided that in case of delay in the UI Payment into the respective regional UI Pool Account Fund and interest there on if any, beyond 12 days from the date of issue of the Statement of UI charges then the regional entities who have to receive UI payment or interest thereon shall be paid from the balance available if any, in the regional UI Pool Account Fund of the region. In case the balance available is not sufficient to meet the payment to the constituents, then the payment from the regional UI Pool Accounts Fund shall be made on pro rata basis from the balance available in the Fund.

    As per the above provision of the UI Regulations, payment of...

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