Electricity and Gas Inspection Act

Version of section 2 from 2002-12-31 to 2014-07-31:

Marginal note:Definitions
  •  (1) In this Act,

    accredited meter verifier

    vérificateur accrédité

    accredited meter verifier means any person accredited under section 10; (vérificateur accrédité)

    apparatus

    appareil

    apparatus includes any machine, instrument or device; (appareil)

    contractor

    fournisseur

    contractor means any person or body that has undertaken to supply electricity or gas to any purchaser; (fournisseur)

    director

    directeur

    director means the director appointed under subsection 26(1); (directeur)

    functions

    fonctions

    functions includes powers conferred and duties imposed by or under this Act; (fonctions)

    gas

    gaz

    gas includes natural gas and manufactured gas; (gaz)

    inspector

    inspecteur

    inspector means any officer appointed under the authority of this Act and, in relation to any functions that may be executed by such an officer, includes any person designated under subsection 26(3) for the purpose of executing those functions; (inspecteur)

    meter

    compteur

    meter means an electric or gas meter and includes any apparatus used for the purpose of making measurements of, or obtaining the basis of a charge for, electricity or gas supplied to a purchaser; (compteur)

    Minister

    ministre

    Minister means the Minister of Industry; (ministre)

    prescribed

    Version anglaise seulement

    prescribed means prescribed by regulation; (Version anglaise seulement)

    purchaser

    consommateur

    purchaser means any person to whom electricity or gas is sold; (consommateur)

    verified meter

    compteur vérifié

    verified meter means a meter that has been verified in accordance with this Act and the regulations. (compteur vérifié)

  • Marginal note:Rendering seal ineffective is breaking it

    (2) The rendering ineffective of a seal pertaining to any meter shall, for the purposes of this Act, be deemed to constitute breaking the seal.

  • Marginal note:Construction

    (3) Any reference in this Act, except in subsection 23(2), to the owner of a meter shall, in the case of a meter used by a contractor for any purpose mentioned in subsection 9(1), be construed as a reference to the contractor.

  • R.S., 1985, c. E-4, s. 2;
  • 1992, c. 1, s. 145(F);
  • 1995, c. 1, s. 62.
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