Electricity Supply Emergency Code

This document outlines the process for ensuring fair distribution of electricity rationing during a prolonged electricity shortage.


Electricity Supply Emergency Code (revised April 2018)

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If a prolonged electricity shortage affects a specific region, or the whole country, electricity rationing may be necessary. The electricity supply emergency code outlines the process for ensuring fair distribution nationally while still protecting those who require special treatment, using a process known as ‘Rota disconnections’.

Published 1 January 2005
Last updated 10 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated with April 2018 revision of code.
  2. First published.