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NATIONAL WATER COMMISSION

THE NATIONAL WATER COMMISSION ACT

NOTICE (under section 4(2))

The National Water Commission (Water Works Contracts) Notice, 1965 L.N. 28616s

REGULATIONS (under section 19)

The National Water Commission (Montego Bay Sewerage Area) (Interim L.N. 23/74

Rates and Charges) Regulations, 1973

The National Water Commission (Bulk Rates and Charges) Regulations, L.N. 2 8 6 ~ 8 4

1984

The National Water Commission (Water Supply Services) (Rates and ~ ~ 2 4 2 ~ ~ 5

Charges) Regulations, 1985 (qs amended- vide amend-

The National Water Commission (Fees for Subdivision Approval) L.N. w91

Regulations, 199 1

REGULATIONS (under paragraph I 2 of the Schedule to the Act)

The National Water Commission (Pensions) Regulations, 1967 L.N. 303167

The National Water Commission Employees (Compassi~nate Gratuities) L N. 341177

Regulations, 1977

NOTIFICATIONS (Omifred)

(under regulation 2 of the National Water Commission (Pensions) Regulations, 1967)

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NATIONAL WATER COMMISSION

Subsidiary legislation saved by virtue ofparagraph I 0 of the Second Schedule to the National Water Commission Act made under

the Kingston and St. Andrew Water Commission Act, now repealed.

RULES AND REGULATIONS (under section 5)

G N 68Y39 The Water Commission (Corporate Area) Rules, 1939

G.N. 157145, w mended The Water Commission (Corporate Area) Leave Rules, 1945

L.N. 74/51, o~ amended The Water Commission (Corporate Area) (Transport and Subsistence)

Regulations, 195 1

NOTICE (under section 13)

L.N. 284165 The Kingston and St. Andrew (Water Commission) (Water Works Contracts) Notice, 1965

REGULATIONS (under section 16)

LN. 620179 The Kingston and St. Andrew Water Commission Sewage Treatment Plants) (Construction) Regulations, 1979

REGULATIONS (under section 22)

G. N. 3W57 L.N. 17461 The Kingston and St. Andrew Water Commission (Pensions) Regulations:

1956

(QmmnenO NOTIFICATIONS (under regulation 2 of the Kingston atid St. Andrew JVater Conimission

{Pensions) Regulations, 1956)

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NATIONAL WATER COMMISSION

THE NATIONAL WATER COMMISSION ACT

REGULATIONS (under section 19)

THE NATIONAL WATER COMMISSION (WATER SUPPLY SERVICES) (RATES AND CHARGES) REGULATIONS, 1985

(Made by the Commission">National Water Commission and approved by the Minister 242C185

on the 20th day of December, 1985) L.Nn. 260186 93Pl86 87/88

[Ist January,. 1 9 8 4 5 5 ~ 1 8 9 5 LJ89

55N189

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42A/92 1. These Regulations may be cited as the Commission">National Water Commission 67/92

(Water Supply Services) (Rates and Charges) Regulations, 1985. 169196 51/94

2. In these R e g u l a t i o n s 16412000 "commercial and industrial consumer" means a consumer who uses the 6,200,

water supply services of the Commission in connection with any 7P;$;; trade, business or industry;

"meter" means any instrument, apparatus or device for measuring the quantity of water supplied by the Commission to any occupier;

L ~ ~ ~ ~ p i e r " means any person occupying as owner, tenant, mortgagee in possession, licensee or caretaker, any property supplied with water by, or obtaining water supply services from, the Commission and includes any person who is responsible for the payment of water rates in respect of the property;

"service area" means any area in Jamaica in respect of which consumers receive water supply services direct from the Commission.

, 3. The Commission shall keep and provide in the service area a constant supply of water, sufficient for the domestic, commercial and industrial use of

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THE NATIONAL WATER COMMISSION (WATER SUPPLY SERVICES) (RATESAND CHARGES) REGULATIONS, 1985

Rates and Charges

Service Charges

Where the size meter does not exceed-

WATER RATES

Domestic Consumers (Imperial Metered) - For up to 3,000 gallons at a rate of For the next 3,000 gallons at a rate of For the next 3,000 gallons at a rate of For the next 3,000 gallons at a rate of For the next 8,000 gallons at a rate of Over 20,000 gallons at a rate of

Domestic Consumers (Uetric Metered) - For up to 14,000 litres at a rate of For the next 13,000 litres at a rate of For the next 14,000 litres at a rate of For the next 14,000 litres at a rate of For the next 36,000 litres at a rate of Over 91,000 litres at a rate of

Commercial and Indusfrial Consumer*

Imperial metered Metric metered

Condominiums-

Imperial metered Metric metered

Primary Schools-

Imperial metered Metric metered

Consumers (Unmereredk

Rates in accordance with Special Contract

(Regulation 10)

$108.39 per 1,000 gallons $1 9 1.08 per 1,000 gallons $206.3 1 per 1,000 gallons $263.33 per 1,000 gallons $327.96 per 1,000 gallons $422.14 per 1,000 gallons

$23.83 per 1,000 litres $42.02 per 1,000 litres $45.37 per 1,000 litres $57.91 per 1,000 litres $72.12 per 1,000 litres $92.83 per 1,000 litres

$406.43 per 1,000 gallons $ 89.37 per 1,000 litres

$201.61 per 1,000 gallons $ 44.33 per 1,000 litres

$162.58 per 1,000 gallons $ 35.75 per 1,000 litres

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THE NATIONAL WATER COMMISSION ( W A m SUPPLY SERWCES) (RATESAND CHARGES) REGULATIONS, 1985

FIRST SCHEDULE, contd.

MISCELLANEOUS FEES

Disconnection and Reconnection Fee-

Domestic Unmetered Services (Locked) ... Removal and Replacement of Service

(Unmetered) ... Domestic Metered Service (Locked) ... Domestic Metered Service Removed

and Replaced % inch/lSmm and % ... incM20mm

Domestic Metered Service Removed and Replaced 1 incW25mm and over ...

Commercial Metered Service (Locked) ... Commercial Metered Service Removed

and Replaced ... Illegal Connections, Domestic and

Commercial, the actual cost of removing and restoring service

PRICE ADJUSTMENT MECHANISM

A price adjustment mechanism (hereinafter referred to as PAM) shall be applied monthly to all rates charged and fees payable by an occupier under these Regulations in accordance with the following formula-

PAM = ( Current Exchange Rate - Base Exchange Rate ) x ( 1 ( Base Exchange Rate 1

100 x Exchange Rate Weight +

( Current Electricity Rate - Base Electricity Rate ) x ( 1 ( Base Electricity Rate )

100 x Electricity Rate Weight + Whers-

"current exchange rate" means the daily weighted average rates issued by the Bank of Jamaica for the calendar month of billing;

"current electricity rate" means the rate at which electricity used in the provision of water supply services is charged by the providers of such electricity;

"base exchange rate" JS59.14 to US$1.00;

%me electricity rate is J$6.70/KWH;

"exchange rate weight has a fixed value of 0.175; and

"electricity rate weight" has a fixed value of 0.220.

ANNUAL PRICE ADJUSTMENT MECHANISM

There shall be an annual price adjustment (hereinafter referred to as ANPAM) applied yearly to all base rates, base charges and fees payable by an occupier under these Regulations effective the 1st day of January each year in accordance with the following formula:

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