THE NEYVELI LIGNITE CORPORATION LIMITED (ACQUISITION AND TRANSFER OF POWER TRANSMISSION SYSTEM) ACT, 1994 (AS PASSED BY THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT)
ACT NO. 56 OF 1994.[14th September, 1994.]
An Act to provide in the public interest for the acquisition and transfer of the power transmission system of the Neyveli Lignite
Corporation Limited and the right, title and interest of the company in the power transmission system to the Power Grid Corporation of
India Limited, with a view to developing the National Power Grid to ensure transmission of power, within and across the different regions of India, on a more scientific, efficient and economic basis and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
BE it enacted by Parliament in the Forty-fifth Year of the
Republic of India as follows:--
1.Short title, extent and commencement.
1. Short title, extent and commencement. (1) This Act may be called the Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited (Acquisition and
Transfer of Power Transmission System) Act, 1994.2.(2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
(3) The provisions of sections 8 to 11 and sections 13 to 16.shall come into force at once and the remaining provisions of this Act shall be deemed to have come into force on the 1st day of April, 1992.and any reference to the commencement of this Act in any provision of this Act shall be construed as a reference to the commencement of that provision.
2. Definitions. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,--
(a) "appointed day" means the 1st day of April, 1992;
(b) "associated personnel" means the employees of the company associated with its power transmission system;
(c) "company" means the Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited, a company incorporated and registered under the Companies Act,
1956 (1 of 1956) having its registered office at Neyveli-607801, South Arcot District, Tamil Nadu;
(d) "Corporation" means the Power Grid Corporation of India
Limited, being a company within the meaning of the Companies Act,
1956 (1 of 1956) and having its registered office at Hemkunt
Chambers, 89, Nehru Place, New Delhi-110019;
(e) "notification" means a notification published in the
(f) "power transmission system", in relation to the company, means the main transmission lines [including extra high voltage alternative current (EHVAC) lines and high voltage direct current
(HVDC) lines] and sub-stations owned by the company;
(g) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this
(h) words and expressions used herein and not defined but defined in the Electricity (Supply) Act, 1948 (54 of 1948) or, as the case may be, the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956) shall have the meanings, respectively, assigned to them in those Acts.
ACQUISITION AND TRANSFER OF POWER TRANSMISSION SYSTEM