ELECTRICITY (SPECIAL LEVIES) ACT, 1995 (ACT 497)

ELECTRICITY (SPECIAL LEVIES) ACT, 1995 (ACT 497)

DATE OF PRESIDENTIAL ASSENT: 2nd February, 1995.

DATE OF GAZETTE NOTIFICATION:

AN ACT to impose special levies towards rural electrification and lighting of public places and to provide for related matters.

1. Levy for rural electrification

There is imposed by this Act a special levy of ¢1.70 k.w.h. payable by a consumer of electricity as an additional charge towards the cost of rural electrification.

2. Levy for public lighting

There is imposed by this Act a special levy of ¢0.5 k.w.h. payable by a consumer of electricity as an additional charge towards the provision of lights on streets, roads and similar public places.

3. Payment

(1) The levies payable under this Act shall be collected by the Electricity Company of Ghana and the Volta River Authority together with the regular charges for electricity consumption.

(2) The levies shall be paid into the public account determined by the Controller and Accountant General.

4. Revocation

Spent.

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