Senate body clears Nepra amendment bill

The Senate Standing Committee on Energy approved the Regulation of Generation, Transmission and Distribution of Electric Power (Amendment) Bill 2017 on Thursday.

Known as the Nepra Amendment, the bill proposes the establishment of a Technical Appellate Tribunal against the decisions of the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra). Under the current law, Nepra decisions can only be challenged before a high court.

Published in Dawn, 16th February, 2018