Energy Commission Act 2001

Original Language Title: Energy Commission Act 2001

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Laws of Malaysia Act Reprinting 610 Energy Commission Act 2001 Contains all amendments to 1 January 2006 published by the Commissioner of law revision, under the authority of Law Revision Act 1968 In collaboration with PerCetakan naSional malaySia bhD 2006 laws of Malaysia Act 610 Energy Commission Act 2001 Royal Assent date............ February 15, 001 date of publication in the Gazette of ... ... more March 1, 001 Reprint before Reprinting the first............ 2002 Energy Commission laws of Malaysia Act 610 Energy Commission Act 2001 arrangement of sections part i preliminary section 1. short title, application and commencement. interpretation part ii Energy Commission. The establishment of the Commission 4. seal 5. membership of the Commission 6. the approval to hold other posts 7. the term of Office 8. Remuneration and allowances 9. Revocation of appointment and resignation of 10. Vacation of Office 11. statutory declaration by members of the Commission 1. The Commission may establish committees 1. table part iii functions and powers of the Commission 14. Functions and powers of the Commission 4 laws of Malaysia Act 15 Section 610. Delegation of functions or powers of the Commission 16. the directions of the Minister 17. The Commission shall provide information of part iV of the Commission's Officer 18. Chief Executive Officer 19. The appointment of officers of the Commission 0. Terms of service 1. Loans and cash advance. The payment of retirement benefits, etc.
. The Commission may adopt regulations, etc.
Part V finance 4. Fund 5. Expenses shall be charged on the Fund 6. Conservation Fund 7. Expenditure and preparation of estimates 8. bank account 9. power to borrow 0. Investment 1. financial procedures. the financial year. account 4. disapplication of statutory bodies (accounts and annual reports) 1980 part Vi General 5. Prosecution 6. Public servants Energy Commission 5 7. public authorities Protection Act 1948 8. power to employ 9. obligation of secrecy 40. Representation in civil proceedings 41. Things done in anticipation of this Act made Tables section 6 laws of Malaysia Act 610 Energy Commission 7 laws of Malaysia Act 610 Energy Commission Act 2001 an act to provide for the establishment of the Energy Commission, which has the power to regulate energy supply activities in malaysia, and enforce the laws of power supply, and for matters connected therewith.
[1 May 2001, P.U. (B) 124/2001] enacted by the Parliament of malaysia as follows: part i preliminary short title, application and commencement 1. (1) this Act may be cited as the Energy Commission Act 001.
() this Act come into force on such date as the Minister may, by notification in the Gazette.
() this Act applies throughout malaysia.
* (4) the Minister may by order published in the Gazette the effective suspension of the whole or any of the provisions of this Act in any part of the country.
interpretation 2. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires — "energy supply activities" includes — * NOTE — the effective overall energy Commission Act 001 [Act 610] suspended in Sarawak with effect from May 1, 001 – see P.u. (a) 10/001.
8 laws of Malaysia Act 610 (a) in relation to electricity — (i) the supply and use of electricity for which the electricity supply law applies; and (ii) the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity for the supply and use of electricity under subparagraph (i);
(b) in relation to gas — (i) the supply and use of gas for which the supply gas laws apply; and (ii) shipping, transportation, distribution and peretikulasian gas to supply and use of gas under subparagraph (i); and (c) any other activities that are regulated under the laws of energy supply;
"members" means the Chairman and other members of the Commission appointed under section 5;
"electricity" means electricity or power when powered, manufactured, delivered, distributed, supplied or used for any purpose except for the purpose of delivery of any communications or signals;
"gas" means metana, etana, propana, butana or hydrocarbons that may contain one or more than one of any such gas, whether in the form of gas or liquid;
"the specified day" means the day the Act comes into operation;
"Committee" means any Committee established by the Commission under section 1;
"Chief Executive Officer" means the Chief Executive Officer of the Commission, namely the Chairman, and shall have the duties described in section 18;
The Energy Commission 9 "Fund" means the Fund established under section 4;
"Minister" means the Minister for the time being charged with the responsibility for matters relating to the supply of electricity or gas supply, as the case may be, except — (a) in part ii and iV, in relation to the appointment, revocation of appointment or resignation of the Chairman and members of the Commission, means the Minister for the time being charged with the responsibility for matters relating to the electricity supply with the consent of the Minister for the time being charged with the responsibility for matters relating to the supply of gas; and (b) in part V, means the Minister for the time being charged with the responsibility for matters relating to the supply of electricity;
"Finance Minister" means the Minister for the time being charged with the responsibility for finance;
"officer" means any officer, servants or employees of the Commission appointed under this Act;
"Chairman" means the Chairman of the Commission appointed under paragraph 5 (l) (a);
"installations of — (a) in relation to electricity, has the meaning assigned to it by law of electricity supply; and (b) in relation to gas, has the meaning assigned to it by the law of supply of gas;
"Commission" means the Commission established under section;
10 laws of Malaysia Act 610 "be renewed energy" means the energy that does not finish when used and includes energy obtained from energy sources such as biomass, hydropower, solar power, thermal power, wind power, the Earth waves and tide;
"energy cannot be renewed" means energy runs out when in use and includes energy from energy sources such as coal, oil shale quarrying, sand tar, crude oil, oil, natural gas and nuclear power;
"the electricity supply law" means the electricity supply Act 1990 [Act 447] and includes — (a) any subsidiary legislation made under the electricity supply Act 1990; and (b) any other legislation relating to electricity under which the Commission is required to exercise such functions, including any subsidiary legislation made under the legislation;
"gas supply laws" means the gas supply Act 199 [Act 501] and includes — (a) any subsidiary legislation made under the gas supply Act 199; and (b) any other legislation relating to gas under which the Commission is required to exercise such functions, including any subsidiary legislation made under the legislation;
"the laws of power supply" means — (a) this Act and any subsidiary legislation made under this Act;
(b) the law of electricity supply;
(c) law of supply of gas; and (d) any other written law under which the Commission is required to carry out any functions.
The Energy Commission 11 part ii Energy Commission establishment of Commission 3. (1) there is hereby established a body corporate by the name "Energy Commission" which have perpetual succession and a common seal, and who can claim and prosecuted in the name of him.
() subject to and for the purposes of this Act, the Commission may enter into contracts and can acquire, purchase, take, hold and enjoy any kind of movable and immovable property and may be memindahhakkan, assign, surrender, refund, charge, mortgage, mendemiskan, assign the, transfer, or in any other way dispose of, or make any arrangements regarding, any movable or immovable property or any interest vested in the Commission on the terms deemed fit by the Commission.
Seal 4. (1) the Commission shall have a common seal bearing a sign approved by the Commission and such seal may from time to time be broken, changed, altered and made anew as it deems fit by the Commission.
() Until a seal is provided by the Commission, a stamp bearing the words "Energy Commission" may be used and shall be deemed to be the common seal of the Commission.
() the common seal shall be kept in the custody of the Chairman or of any other persons authorized by the Commission, and shall be authenticated either by the Chairman or by a person authorized by the Chairman in writing.
(4) all deeds, documents and other instruments purporting to be sealed with the seal of the appropriate and validated shall be deemed to have been validly executed until the contrary is proved.

1 laws of Malaysia Act 610 (5) any deed, document or instrument which, if executed by a person not being a body corporate, is not required in order to be sealed may be executed in the manner similar by a member of the Commission or any other person authorized by the Commission on behalf of the Commission.
(6) the common seal of the Commission shall be officially and judicially noticed.
membership of the Commission 5. (1) the Commission shall consist of the following members who shall be appointed by the Minister: (a) a Chairman;
(b) two members representing the Government; and (c) not less than two but not more than four other members.
() the Minister may appoint temporarily any member of the Commission to act as Chairman during the period of — (a) where the Chairman is empty;
(b) where the Chairman is absent on duty or not available in malaysia; or (c) when the Chairman, for any other reason, is unable to perform the duties of his Office.
the approval to hold other posts 6. The Chairman may not, while in Office that, hold any Office or employment, whether paid remuneration or not, without the prior approval in writing of the Minister.
the term of Office 7. (1) a member of the Commission shall hold office for a term not exceeding three years.
The Energy Commission 1 () a member of the Commission shall be eligible for re-election but no Member may hold office for more than two consecutive periods.
remuneration and allowances 8. (1) the Chairman shall be paid such remuneration and allowances as determined by the Minister, after consultation with the Minister of finance.
() All the other members of the Commission shall be paid such allowance at the rates determined by the Minister, after consultation with the Minister of finance.
Revocation of appointment and resignation of 9. (1) the Minister may, at any time, revoke the appointment of any member of the Commission without giving any reason for the revocation.
() A member of the Commission may, at any time, resign his Office by giving notice in writing to the Minister.
Vacation of Office 10. the Office of a member of the Commission shall be vacated: (a) if he dies;
(b) if there has been proved against him, or if he has been convicted of, a charge in respect of — (i) an offence involving fraud, dishonesty or moral turpitude;
(ii) an offence under any law relating to corruption; or (iii) any other offence punishable with imprisonment (whether imprisonment only, or in addition to a penalty or in lieu of a fine) for more than two years;
14 laws of Malaysia Act 610 (c) if his actions, whether in connection with his duties as a member of the Commission or otherwise, is a behaviour detrimental to the name of the Commission;
(d) if he becomes bankrupt;
(e) if he is of unsound mind or otherwise unable to perform its duties;
(f) in the case of the Chairman, if he fails to attend three consecutive meetings of the Commission without the consent of the Minister;
(g) in the case of a member of the Commission other than the Chairman, if he fails to attend meetings of the Commission three times in a row without the permission of the Chairman;
(h) if his appointment is revoked by the Minister; or (i) if his resignation is accepted by the Minister.
statutory declaration by members of the Commission 11. (1) No person shall be appointed as a member of the Commission unless before her appointment to the person making a statutory declaration as to whether he has any interest, financial or otherwise, in any effort that involves the supply of energy.
() If a member of the Commission acquire any interest, financial or otherwise, in any effort involving supplying energy he shall, within one month after the acquisition, give notice in writing to the Minister stating the interest earned, and the Minister may, after considering the matter, if he thinks fit, declare that the person had been emptying his post.
the Commission may establish committees 12. (1) the Commission may establish such committees as it considers necessary or expedient to assist it in discharging its functions under the law of the power supply.
The Energy Commission 15 () the Commission may appoint any of its members to be the Chairman of a Committee.
() The Commission may appoint any person to be a member of a Committee.
(4) a member of the Committee shall hold office for a period specified in the letter of appointment and shall be eligible for re-election.
(5) the Commission may revoke the appointment of any member of the Committee without assigning any reason for the revocation.
(6) a member of the Committee may, at any time, resign by giving notice in writing to the Chairman of the Committee.
(7) the Commission may, at any time, discontinue or modify the membership of a Committee.
(8) a Committee may regulate its own procedure.
(9) a Committee is subject to, and shall act in accordance with any instructions given to him by the Commission.
(10) meetings of a Committee shall be held at such time and place as may be determined by the Chairman of the Committee.
(11) a Committee may invite any person to attend a meeting for the purpose of advising it on any matter under discussion but that person shall not be entitled to vote at the meeting.
(1) members of a Committee and any person invited under subsection (11) shall be paid such allowances and other expenses as determined by the Commission.
table 13. (1) of the schedule apply to members of the Commission.
16 laws of Malaysia Act 610 () the Minister may amend the schedule by order published in the Gazette.
Part iii functions and powers of the Commission functions and powers of the Commission 14. (1) the Commission shall have all the functions charged to it under the law of the power supply and shall also have the following functions: (a) advise the Minister on all matters relating to the objectives of the national policy for energy supply activities;
(b) advise the Minister on all matters relating to the generation, production, transmission, distribution, supply and use of electricity as provided under the laws of electricity supply;
(c) advise the Minister on all matters relating to the supply of gas through pipelines and the use of gas as provided in law for the supply of gas;
(d) implement and enforce the provisions of the law of energy supply;
(e) to regulate all matters relating to the electricity supply industry and protect any person from the danger arising from the generation, production, transmission, distribution, supply and use of electricity as provided under the laws of electricity supply;
(f) to regulate all matters relating to the supply of gas through pipelines and protect any person from the danger arising from the supply of gas through pipelines and the use of gas as provided in law for the supply of gas;
The Energy Commission 17 (g) promote efficiency, keekonomian and safety in the generation, production, transmission, distribution, supply and use of electricity and the supply of gas through pipelines and the use of gas supplied through pipelines;
(h) promote and protect competition and market conduct a fair and efficient or, in the absence of competitive markets, prevent the misuse of monopoly or market forces with regard to the generation, production, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity and the supply of gas through pipelines;
(i) promote the use of renewable energy and energy conservation could not be renewed;
(j) promote research on, and development and use of new techniques, in respect of — (i) the generation, production, transmission, distribution, supply and use of electricity; and (ii) the supply of gas through pipelines and the use of gas supplied through pipelines;
(k) motivate and encourage the development of the electricity supply industry and the supply of gas through pipelines including in the field of training;
(l) motivate and encourage self-regulation in the electricity supply industry and the supply of gas through pipelines;
(m) exercising any function conferred by or under the laws of energy supply;
(n) review the legal supply of energy and make the necessary recommendations to the Minister; and (o) carry out any activity that is found by the Commission to be required, beneficial or convenient for the purpose of carrying out or in connection with the implementation of its functions under the law of the power supply.
() The Commission shall have all the powers necessary for, or associated with, or reasonably incidental to, the performance of its functions under the law of the power supply.
18 laws of Malaysia Act 610 Delegation functions or powers of the Commission 15. (1) the Commission may, in writing, delegate any of its powers or functions, other than the power to make subsidiary legislation, to — (a) the Chairman of the Commission;

(b) a member of the Commission;
(c) a Committee established by the Commission; or (d) an officer of the Commission.
() the person or Committee, as the case may be, to whom delegated such functions or powers is bound to observe and take into account all conditions and restrictions imposed by the Commission and all requirements, procedures and matters specified by the Commission.
() Function or power delegated under this section shall be implemented and carried out in the name of and on behalf of the Commission.
(4) a delegation under this section shall not prevent the Commission from performing or conducting himself any function or power delegated to that at any time.
the directions of the Minister 16. (1) the Commission shall be responsible to the Minister.
() the Minister may give directions of a general Commission, in accordance with the provisions of the law of the power supply, in respect of the implementation of the functions and powers of the Commission and the Commission shall give effect to such directions.
the Commission shall provide information 17. The Commission shall give to the Minister, and any other public authorities as determined by the Minister, any statement, report, account and information related to Energy Commission 19 activities, its financial conditions and policies that are being followed or proposed for diikutinya in the implementation of any of its functions under the law of the power supply as may be required by the Minister from time to time.
Part iV of the Commission's Officer Chief Executive Officer 18. (1) without prejudice to the other provisions of this Act, the Chairman shall also be the Chief Executive Officer of the Commission.
() The Commission shall vest in the Chief Executive Officer of any powers and impose on it any obligations determined by the Commission.
() the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for the Administration and management of the functions and Affairs of the day to day of the Commission as a whole.
(4) the Chief Executive Officer shall have general control over the other officers of the Commission.
(5) the Chief Executive Officer shall perform such additional duties as directed by the Minister and the Commission from time to time.
(6) in fulfilling its duties, the Chief Executive Officer shall act under the authority of and in accordance with the General instructions of the Commission.
The appointment of officers of the Commission 19. The Commission may appoint any number of officers may deem reasonably necessary shall be paid remuneration, allowances and benefits, and his appointment shall be made, upon terms which in the opinion of the Commission is appropriate for carrying out the purposes of the law of the power supply.
0 the laws of Malaysia Act 610 terms of service 20. The Commission shall, with the approval of the Minister, determine the conditions of service of its officers.
Loans and cash advance 21. The Commission may provide loans and money advances to its officers for any purpose and on terms to be determined by the Commission.
The payment of retirement benefits, etc.
22. The Commission may make arrangements for payments to its officers and their dependants pension benefits, remuneration and other allowances as determined by the Commission.
the Commission may adopt regulations, etc.
23. In making any regulations under this section, the Commission may, with the approval of the Minister, adopt to make any modifications it deems fit any regulations, rules, policies, circulars and instructions made or issued by the Federal Government.
Part V Financial Fund 24. (1) there is hereby established, for the purposes of the law of the power supply, a fund which shall be administered and controlled by the Commission.
() the Fund shall consist of — (a) any money appropriated by Parliament for the purposes of legal supply of energy from time to time;
The Energy Commission 1 (b) all or any part of the license fee or other fees, administration fees, levies or other charges imposed by or payable to the Commission under the law of the power supply;
(c) all moneys derived as income from investments made by the Commission;
(d) all moneys derived from the sale, disposal, leasing or pemberisewaan, or any other business regarding, any property, mortgages, charges or debentures vested in or acquired by the Commission;
(e) all monies earned from consulting services and advice and any other services provided by the Commission;
(f) all money and other property in any way become payable to or vested in the Commission in respect of any matter incidental to the functions and powers;
(g) money borrowed by the Commission under section 9; and (h) all other moneys lawfully received by the Commission, including the flower.
() for the purposes of paragraph 4 () (b), all moneys collected in excess of the financial requirements of the Commission to carry out its functions under this Act may be paid into the consolidated fund.
Expenses shall be charged on the Fund 25. Fund shall be expended for the purposes of the following: (a) pay any expenses incurred by the Commission include legal fees and legal costs and fees and other costs;
(b) paying the remuneration, allowances and expenses of other members of the Commission, members of the Committee and the officer of the Commission, including lending and money laws of Malaysia Act 610 advances, allowances retirement, retirement benefits, pensions and remuneration;
(c) pay any expenses, costs, expenses, the provision of financial or other payment made, received or deemed appropriate by the Commission in carrying out its functions or exercise of its powers under the law to supply energy;
(d) buy or rent equipment, machinery and any other materials, acquire land and any assets, and constructing buildings, and to carry out any work and other efforts in carrying out its functions or exercise of its powers under the law to supply energy;
(e) to repay any money borrowed under section 9 and interest payable thereon; and (f) generally pay any expenses to implement the provisions of the law of energy supply.
Conservation Fund 26. then be the duty of the Commission to maintain the Fund by executing its functions and exercise of its powers under this Act in such a way that with uncertain that the total revenues of the Commission sufficient to pay all sums properly chargeable to revenue account, including depreciation and interest on capital, from year to year.
Expenditure and preparation of the estimated 27. (1) the expenditure of the Commission in so far as the amount authorised by the Minister for any one year shall be paid out of the Fund.
() Before 1 September each year, the Commission shall submit an estimate of expenses (including expenses for research and development) to the Minister for the ensuing year in such form and containing such particulars as may be directed by the Minister.
The Energy Commission () the Minister shall, before 1 January of the next year, told the Commission the amount authorised for expenditure generally or the amount that is allowed for each type of expenditure based on estimates provided under subsection ().
(4) the Commission may, at any time, submit an additional estimated expenses for any one year to the Minister and the Minister may allow the whole or any part of the additional expenditure included in the estimated additional expenditure.
28 bank accounts. The Commission shall open and maintain an account or accounts with any institution or financial institution in malaysia it deems fit by the Commission, after consultation with the Minister; and every such account shall be operated as that can be by cheque signed by any person or persons authorized by the Commission from time to time.
power to borrow 29. The Commission may, from time to time, borrow in any form and at any rate of interest and for such period and upon such terms as to the time and method of repayment and otherwise, as approved by the Minister with the consent of the Minister of finance, any money needed by the Commission to fulfill any of its obligations or performing any of its duties.
Investment of 30. money the Commission shall, to the extent not needed to spend immediately by the Commission under this Act, be invested in such manner as may be approved by the Minister with the consent of the Minister of finance.
financial procedure 31. subject to the provisions of this Act and the approval of the Minister, the Commission shall determine its own financial arrangements.
4 laws of Malaysia Act 610 financial year 32. the financial year of the Commission shall commence on January 1 and ends on December 1 each year.
33 account. (1) the Commission shall cause to be kept proper accounts for the Fund and shall, as soon as practicable after the end of each financial year, cause to be prepared for that financial year a statement of accounts of the Commission shall include a balance sheet and income and expenditure account.

() The Commission shall cause to be the statement of account audited by independent auditors appointed by the Commission.
() The Commission shall promptly send a copy of the statement of account certified by the Auditors and a copy of the Auditors ' report to the Minister who shall cause the statement and the report laid before both houses of Parliament, together with a report which deals with the activities of the Commission for the previous financial year.
disapplication of Statutory bodies (accounts and annual reports) 1980 34. Act statutory bodies (accounts and annual reports) 1980 [Act 240] shall not apply to the Commission.
Part Vi General 35 Prosecution. No prosecution shall be instituted for any offence under this Act without the consent of the public prosecutor.
The Energy Commission 5 public servants 36. All members of the Commission and any of its committees, and all officers and agents of Suruhunjaya, while on their duties under this act as a member, officer or agent of such, shall be deemed to be public servants within the meaning of the Penal Code [Aka 574].
public authorities Protection Act 1948 37. public authorities Protection Act 1948 [Act 198] shall apply to any action, suit, prosecution or proceedings of the Commission or of a member of the Commission, a member of the Committee, and an officer or agent of the Commission in respect of any act, neglect or default made or done by him in good faith or omission left by him in good faith, on such properties.
power to employ 38. The Commission may employ and pay agents and technical advisers, including advocates and solicitors and others, in the performance of its functions, the exercise of its powers or to carry out the purposes of this act better.
obligation of secrecy 39. (1) except for any of the purposes of this Act or for the purpose of any civil or criminal proceedings under any written law or if otherwise permitted by the Commission — (a) t i a d a a n g g o t S u r u h a n j a y a n a t o r m a n I a-m a n a its committees or any officer or agent of the Commission or any person attending any meeting of the Commission or any its committees, either within the Office or during the period of her employment or thereafter, may disclose any information it considers during its functions and which are not published in accordance with this Act; and 6 laws of Malaysia Act 610 (b) no other person through any means having access to any information or document relating to the Affairs of the Commission may disclose information or document.
() any person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and shall on conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding ten thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding six months or to both.
Representation in civil proceedings 40. Notwithstanding anything in any other written law — (a) in any civil proceedings by or against the Commission; or (b) in any proceeding s ivi l the others in which the Commission required or allowed by the Court to be represented, or to be heard, or otherwise have the right to be represented or be heard, any person authorized by the Commission for that purpose may, on behalf of the Commission, such proceedings or present in such proceedings and may make all presence and application and do all such acts in respect of the proceedings on behalf of the Commission.
Things done in anticipation of this Act made 41. All things done by any person or public authority on behalf of the Commission in preparation and the necessary towards the implementation of this Act, and any expenses incurred in connection therewith, in anticipation of the making of this Act shall be deemed to have been authorized by this Act, and all rights acquired or obligations incurred on behalf of the Commission of any such should be done when this Act comes into force are deemed to be rights and obligations of the Commission.
The Energy Commission 7 Table [section 1] time and place of the meeting 1. (1) the Commission shall hold as many meetings as are necessary to carry out its functions efficiently and the meeting shall be held at the place and at the time determined by the Chairman, provided that the Chairman may not allow more than two months elapse between meetings.
() The Chairman shall convene a meeting if requested to do so in writing by the Minister or by at least two members of the Commission.
quorum of 2. a quorum of the Commission is half or more than half of the number of members of the Commission.
Casting vote 3. If on any question to be determined by the Commission there is the same number of votes, the Chairman shall have a casting vote in addition to the votes normally.
the Commission may invite others to meetings 4. (1) the Commission may invite any person to attend any meeting or deliberation of the Commission for the purpose of advising it on any matter under dibincangkannya, but people who were present, were not entitled to vote at the meeting or deliberation.
() A person invited under subparagraph (l) shall be paid such allowance as determined by the Commission.
a resolution without meeting 5. (1) a resolution is deemed to have been approved in a meeting of the Commission if — (a) all members of the Commission have been told about the proposed resolution, or reasonable endeavours have been made to notify all members of the Commission on the proposed resolution; and (b) without meeting, the majority of members of the Commission indicate agreement on the resolution in the manner determined by the Commission under subparagraph ().
8 laws of Malaysia Act 610 () subparagraph (1) applies only if the Commission — (a) decided that subparagraph (1) applies; and (b) to decide on the way to it members of the Commission may indicate an agreement on a resolution.
Minute 6. (1) the Commission and every Committee shall cause minutes of all its meetings to be maintained and stored in a proper form.
() A Committee shall cause a copy of the minutes of all its meetings as submitted to the Commission as soon as workable.
() any minutes made of meetings of the Commission or a Committee, if duly signed, shall be admissible in any legal proceedings as prima facie evidence of the facts stated therein without further proof and every meeting of the Commission or Committee concerned with the proceedings of such minutes shall be deemed to have been duly convened and held and all members of the meeting have been duly qualified to act.
setting 7. The Commission may regulate its own procedure.
Disclosure of interest 8. (1) a member of the Commission or any Committee that has any interest in any matter under discussion by the Commission or Committee shall disclose to the Commission or Committee, as the case may be, the fact and the nature of the interest.
() for the purposes of subparagraph (1), a member of the Commission or Committee shall be deemed to have an interest in any matter under discussion if he has any interest in any company that carries out similar activities or in connection with the matters discussed.
() A disclosure under subparagraph (1) shall be recorded in the minutes of the Commission or Committee, as the case may be, and, after the disclosure, the Member who has an interest in the matter — (a) cannot take part or are present in any deliberation or decision of the Commission or Committee, as the case may be; and Energy Commission 9 (b) cannot be taken into account for the purpose of forming a quorum of the Commission or Committee, as the case may be.
(4) no act or proceeding of the Commission or any Committee may be invalidated on the ground that any member of the Commission or Committee has violated the provisions of this paragraph.
validity of acts and proceedings 9. No act done or proceeding taken under this Act may be questioned on the ground that — (a) any vacancy in the membership of, or any defect in the establishment of the Commission;
(b) a contravention of paragraph 8 by any member of the Commission or a Committee; or (c) there is any omission, defect or ketidakteraturan that notwithstanding the merits of the case.
Members should devote time to the business of the Commission 10. members of the Commission should devote time to the Affairs of the Commission as may be necessary to meet their obligations effectively.
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