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Economic Sector: 
Energy Types: 
Power, Other
Issued by: 
Government of Malaysia
Overall Summary: 
The Electricity Supply (Amendment) Act 2015 is to amend the Electricity Supply Act 1990 which provides for the regulation of the electricity supply industry, the supply of electricity at reasonable prices, the licensing of any electrical installation, the control of any electrical installation, plant and equipment with respect to matters relating to the safety of persons and the efficient use of electricity and for purposes connected therewith.
EE priorities: 
No person shall use or operate any installation unless the installation meets such requirements as may be prescribed in respect of the efficient use of electricity.---No person shall manufacture, import, sell or offer for sale or lease any equipment unless the equipment meets such requirements as may be prescribed in respect of the efficient use of electricity.
Energy pricing: 
A tariff fixed by a licensee pursuant to subsection (1)— (a) shall be so framed as to indicate the methods by which and the principles on which the tariffs are to be made as well as the prices which are to be charged; and (b) shall be published in such manner as in the opinion of the licensee will secure adequate publicity for it. A tariff fixed by a licensee under subsection (1) may include— (a) a standing charge in addition to the charge for the actual electricity supplied; (b) a charge in respect of the availability of a supply of electricity and such charge may vary according to the extent of supply; and (c) a rent or other charge in respect of any electricity meter or electrical plant or equipment provided by the licensee. (4) In fixing tariffs pursuant to subsection (1) and in making agreements for the supply of electricity under section 29, a licensee shall not show undue preference or discrimination as among consumers or persons similarly situated having regard to the place and time of supply, the quantity of electricity supplied, the consumer load and power factor, and the purpose for which the supply is taken.