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Establishment Decree

Presidential Decree
no.(339) For year 2000
for reorganizing The Electric Utility Regulator and Consumer Protection Agency

The President
after reviewing the decree:
And law no. (61) for year 1963 on the Government Utilities.
And law no. (53) For year 1973 on The General Government Budget.
And law no. (12) for year 1976 on establishing Egyptian Electric Utility.
And law no. (55) For year 1977 on establishing and managing the Thermal machines and steam boilers.
And law no. (47) For year 1978 on the State system of civil servants.
And law no. (4) For year 1994 on the environment protection.
And law no. (18) For year 1998 on some provisions for the Electric Distribution Companies. Power Plants and the Transmission Grid – and amend some provisions of law no. (12) For year 1976.
And law no. (164) for year 2000 to transform the Egyptian Electric Utility to Join Stock Company.
And law no. (1103) for year 1974 on organizing Ministry of Electricity and Energy
And decision of the President no. (326) for year 1997 on establishing the Electric Utility Regulator and Consumer Protection Agency and approval of Council of Ministers.

Decision
( Article 1)

Establish Regulator called (The Electric Utility Regulator and Consumer Protection Agency) which has its legal personality and affiliated to the Ministry of Electricity and Energy. Its headquartered in Cairo City and it is allowed through a decision from the Board of Directors of the Regulator to establish branches or offices within the Republic.

Decision
(Article 2)

The Regulator objective is to organize, follow and monitor all activity of electrical energy production, transmission, distribution and consumption as well as to ensure the availability and continuity in fulfilling the requirements of different usages with the most appropriate prices with the preservation of the environment, consider consumers interest, As well as the interests of generators and Transporters and Distributors of Electricity who is referred to in this decision (within the electric utility).
The regulator also works on creating fair competition in generation, transmission and distribution of electric activities, and joined any monopoly position in electricity utility. . more (available in arabic)

 
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