The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (Conduct of Business) Seventh Amendment Regulations, 2022.

Jun 23, 2022 | by TeamLease RegTech Legal Research Team

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Industry Specific ComplianceThe Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission on June 21, 2022, further amended The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (Conduct of Business) Regulations, 1999 to The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (Conduct of Business) Seventh Amendment Regulations, 2022.

The following shall be inserted as Clause 66 in the Principal Regulations after clause 65:

66. Destruction of Old Records:

The disposed of Case Records of the Commission, except the Permanent Records, as stated in Clause-2 infra, shall be ordered to be destroyed by the Secretary, after Six (6) years from the final conclusion of the proceedings, after taking approval from the Commission.

For the purpose of this Rule, Permanent records shall include the papers in the original set/First set of the Case Records maintained for the perusal of the Chairman, viz.

•Index, the Original Petition, Counter-affidavit, rejoinder, Order, Proceedings Sheet/Record of Proceedings, and the O.P. Register:

•Review petition, Counter, Order, Review Petition Register; and

•Any other papers, which are specifically directed to be preserved by the Commission.

All other papers in the original set/First set of the Case Records will be treated as non-permanent and shall be destroyed after six (6) years, as stated in Clause (1) supra.

After the main Petition or the Review Petition has been resolved, the other sets of papers filed for the Members' review and office purposes must be destroyed right away.

Records in cases where APTEL, High Court, or Supreme Court procedures are ongoing shall not be destroyed until those cases have been resolved by the appropriate authorities, as the case may be. 

[Lr.No.APERC / Secy / F.No.S-19 (Vol.II) / D.No.365 / 2022]


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