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2019/05/27

OBJECTS AND REASONS

This Bill would amend the Utilities Act, Cap. 282.

Arrangement of Sections

Short title

Amendment of section 37 of Cap. 282

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BARBADOS

A Bill entitled

An Act to amend the Utilities Act, Cap. 282.

ENACTED by the Parliament of Barbados as follows:

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Utilities (Amendment) Act, 2019.1.

Amendment of section 37 of Cap. 282

Section 37 of the Utilities Act, Cap. 282 is amended by inserting immediately after subsection (3) the following:

The Minister may, on the recommendation of the Commission, or on his own initiative, exempt the utility service supplied by any service provider or part of that utility service from the application of all or any of the provisions of this Act, where the Minister is satisfied that the exemption is required in the public interest.”.

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Read three times and passed the House of Assembly this day of , 2019.

Speaker

Read three times and passed the Senate this day of , 2019.

President

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