Renewable Energy (Amendment) Act 2010

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Act No. 38 of 2010




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RENEWABLE ENERGY (AMENDMENT)
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Renewable Energy (Amendment) Act 2010 Arrangement of Sections





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RENEWABLE ENERGY (AMENDMENT) ACT 2010

Arrangement of Sections
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1 Short Title .................................................................................................... 5
2 Section 2 Amended – Interpretation ............................................................ 5
3 Section 13 Amended – Prohibition ..................................................................... 6
4 Part 5 Repealed – Security of Supply .......................................................... 6
5 Section 18 amended - Criminal Prosecution .......................................................... 6
6 Section 19 amended – Investigation ................................................................... 6
7 Section 20 amended – Injunction ............................................................... 6


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RENEWABLE ENERGY (AMENDMENT) ACT 2010
Act No. 38 of 2010

AN ACT TO AMEND THE RENEWABLE ENERGY ACT

I assent,
GEORGE TUPOU V,
24th September 2010.


BE IT ENACTED by the King and the Legislative Assembly of Tonga in the Legislature
of the Kingdom as follows:
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1 Short Title

(1) This Act may be cited as the Renewable Energy (Amendment) Act 2010.

(2) In this Act, the Renewable Energy Act 2008, as amended, is referred to as the
Principal Act.

2 Section 2 Amended – Interpretation

Section 2 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting he following definitions in
the appropriate places —

“ “concession contract” means a concession contract entered into under the
Electricity Act;

“concessionaire” means a concessionaire for the purposes of the Electricity
Act;

“Electricity Act ” means the Electricity Act 2007;”.

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3 Section 13 Amended – Prohibition

Section 13 of the Principal Act is amended by:

(a) re-numbering the provision as subsection(1); and

(b) inserting the following as subsection (2):



“(2) This Part 4 and, in particular but without limitation, the prohibition in
subsection (1), shall not apply to:

(a) any activity conducted by a concessionaire pursuant to a
concession contract;

(b) any activity referred to in section 19(2) of the Electricity Act.”.

4 Part 5 Repealed

Part 5 of the Principal Act is repealed.

5 Section 18 amended - Criminal Prosecution

Section 18 of the Principal Act is amended by deleting the words “or section 17”.

6 Section 19 amended – Investigation

Section 19(b) of the Principal Act is amended:

(a) in the English version only, by deleting the words “or section 17”; and

(b) in the Tongan version only, by deleting the words “mo e kupu 17”.

7 Section 20 amended – Injunction

Section 20 of the Principal Act is amended by deleting he words “or section 17”
wherever it appears.







Passed by the Legislative Assembly this 14th day of September 2010.