Electricity (Supply) Act, 1927

Public safety regulations.

79.—(1) Any local authority within whose district any person is authorised under any order or special Act to supply electricity may make in respect of the supply of such electricity such regulations for securing the safety of the public as such local authority thinks proper and may by such regulations impose penalties for the breach of such regulations and authorise the recovery of such penalties by summary proceedings.

(2) Regulations made under this section shall be in addition to any regulations made by the Board and shall not revoke, amend, or prejudice any such last-mentioned regulations.

(3) No regulations made by a local authority under this section shall have any force or effect unless or until they have been confirmed by the Board and have been published in such manner as the Board may direct.