Electricity Supply Legislation in Britain


    A PAPER read in London on February 7 by W. Fennell before the Institution of Electrical Engineers examines a number of the legal provisions regulating the relations and rights as between undertakers and consumers of electricity. Suggestions are made as to revision which is necessary to promote the further expansion of the industry and the maintenance of good relations with consumers. Among other matters, the author deals with the existing complicated provisions in the Electric Lighting (Clauses) Act of 1899, which intending consumers can follow in any application for a supply of electricity ; with service connexions ; with charges for supply ; with the authorization of inspection and inquiry ; and with meters.

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    Electricity Supply Legislation in Britain. Nature 157, 510 (1946) doi:10.1038/157510b0

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