What is an Administrative Penalty?

An Administrative Penalty is a monetary fine that can be imposed on individuals who fail to comply with certain provisions of the Electricity Act, 1998 and/or its regulations.

As an enforcement tool, Administrative Penalties are issued by Statutory Directors of the Electrical Safety Authority under section 113.18.1 of the Electricity Act, 1998  (S.113.18.1) and in accordance with the Administrative Penalties Regulation (O.Reg. 12/23).