Electricity (Supply) (Amendment) Act, 1945

Exemption of works from rates.

14.—(1) All works executed by the Board in carrying out an approved scheme or for the transmission or distribution of electricity generated by such works shall, while in the exclusive possession and control of the Board, be exempt from assessment for poor rate and also from assessment for any other rate made by a local authority.

(2) In this section the expression “local authority” has the same meaning as is given to it by the Electricity (Supply) Act, 1927 (No. 27 of 1927), as extended by subsection (2) of section 10 of the Electricity (Supply) (Amendment) (No. 2) Act, 1934 (No. 38 of 1934).

(3) Nothing in this section shall apply or have effect in relation to any fishery or fishing right acquired by the Board under or by virtue of this Act.