Electricity and Gas Inspection Regulations

Version of section 47 from 2009-02-26 to 2014-07-31:

  •  (1) In this section, “service” in respect of a meter or metering installation, means to perform one or more of the following, namely, an inspection, a test, a verification or a reverification of a meter or metering installation.

  • (1.1) Where an inspector services an electricity meter or an electricity metering installation set out in column I of an item of Part I of the schedule, the owner of the meter or metering installation shall pay

    • (a) in the case of a metering installation or where the meter is located at the operational location, the fee set out in column II of that item; and

    • (b) where the meter is not located at the operational location, the fee set out in column III of that item.

  • (2) A person who requests an inspection or service described in column I of an item in Part II of the schedule shall pay for that inspection or service the fee set out in column II of that item.

  • (3) [Repealed, SOR/95-333, s. 2]

  • (4) [Repealed, SOR/89-425, s. 1]

  • (5) Where an inspector services a gas meter or gas metering installation set out in column I of an item of Part IV of the schedule, the owner of the meter or metering installation shall pay

    • (a) in the case of a metering installation or where the meter is located at the operational location, the fee set out in column II of that item; and

    • (b) where the meter is not located at the operational location, the fee set out in column III of that item.

  • (6) A person who requests an inspection or service described in column I of an item in Part V of the schedule shall pay for that inspection or service the fee set out in column II of that item.

  • (7) The owner of an electricity meter or metering installation or a gas meter or metering installation who requests an inspection or service of the meter or installation shall pay, as remuneration for the time and expenses set out in column I of an item in Part VI of the schedule incurred by the inspector in providing the requested inspection or service, the charges set out or referred to in column II of that item.

  • (8) A person who requests an audit described in column I of an item in Part VII of the schedule shall pay the fee set out in column II of that item, in the case of item 1, on performance of the requested audit by an inspector and, in the case of item 2, on a per annum basis.

  • (9) The owner of an electricity measuring apparatus described in column I of an item in Part VIII of the schedule shall pay the amount set out in column II of that item for the determination of the accuracy of the apparatus by the inspector by means of testing at points throughout the measuring range of the apparatus.

  • (10) The owner of a gas measuring apparatus described in column I of an item in Part IX of the schedule shall pay the amount set out in column II of that item for the determination of the accuracy of the apparatus by the inspector by means of testing at points throughout the measuring range of the apparatus.

  • (11) Notwithstanding subsections (1) to (3) and (5) to (7), where an application is made in accordance with section 13 for an approval, referred to in subsection 9(4) of the Act, of a meter or a class, type or design of meter, the only charge payable for determining whether the meter or the class, type or design of meter conforms with the specifications referred to in section 12 is $25 for each half hour or part thereof so required.

  • (12) Notwithstanding subsections (1.1) and (5), where a quality monitoring meter verification program has been implemented at an organization’s service facilities and the organization has complied with the criteria set out in the quality monitoring meter verification program manual, the owner shall pay

    • (a) for each meter inspected or for each meter verified or reverified under inspection level 1 as set out in the quality monitoring meter verification program manual, the fee set out for that type of meter in column III of

      • (i) Part I of the schedule, for electricity meters, and

      • (ii) Part IV of the schedule, for gas meters;

    • (b) for each meter verified or reverified under inspection level 2 as set out in the quality monitoring meter verification program manual, two thirds of the fee set out for that type of meter in column III of

      • (i) Part I of the schedule, for electricity meters, and

      • (ii) Part IV of the schedule, for gas meters; and

    • (c) for each meter verified or reverified under inspection level 3 as set out in the quality monitoring meter verification program manual, one third of the fee set out for that type of meter in column III of

      • (i) Part I of the schedule, for electricity meters, and

      • (ii) Part IV of the schedule, for gas meters.

  • (13) Notwithstanding subsections (1), (3) and (5), no fee or charge is payable with respect to any investigation by an inspector pursuant to subsection 29(1).

  • SOR/87-212, s. 5;
  • SOR/89-425, s. 1;
  • SOR/95-333, s. 2;
  • SOR/2009-76, s. 8.
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