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(Filed September 19, 2013)
Under the authority of section 5.2 of the Electrical Power Control Act, 1994 and section 4.1 of the Public Utilities Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following Order.
1. This order may be cited as the Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro-Exploits Generation Exemption Order .
2. In this order
(a) "Nalcor" means the energy corporation established under the Energy Corporation Act and includes a subsidiary as defined by that Act; and
"project" means the hydro-electric generating facilities, and their associated transmission and auxiliary facilities, at Grand Falls-Windsor, Bishop's Falls,
3. (1) Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is exempt from the application of the Electrical Power Act, 1994 and the Public Utilities Act for all aspects of its activities pertaining to the purchase, from Nalcor, of electrical power and energy from the project.
(2) The activities referred to in subsection (1) include:
(a) planning and engineering new electrical power and energy generation and supply;
(b) negotiating and executing all contracts necessary or incidental to any activity described in this exemption; and
(c) acquiring and paying from its operating account, to be recovered through its rates, all amounts to be paid for the supply of this electrical power and energy under those contracts.