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PRICES REGULATION ACT (CHAPTER 320)

WATER AND SEWERAGE SERVICES PRICES ORDER 2017

Made by the Independent Consumer and Competition Commission under Section 21 of the Prices Regulation Act (Chapter 320), and to amend the Notice Relating to Water PNG’s 2016 Water and Sewerage Tariffs as previously published in the National Gazette No. G230 of 25th April 2016. This new Order is to come into operation as of 1st of January 2017.

The Notice relating to Water PNG’s 2016 Water and Sewerage Tariffs is amended by this Order as indicated in the following Schedule for 2017.

 

SCHEDULE

This Schedule relates to the maximum Water and Sewerage rates for all Water Supply and Sewerage services supplied by Water PNG. The maximum prices which may be charged by Water PNG in respect of any accounts issued on or after the date of publication of this Order in the National Gazette (other than arrears which may only be charged at the maximum prices prevailing when those charges were incurred) are as follows:

        SERVICES

TARIFF  (Kina)

1.0    Water Supply

 

1.1    0.1 to 20 Kilolitres

  0.30 per kilolitre

1.2    Above 20 Kilolitres

  7.50 per kilolitre

 

 

2.0      Sewerage

 

2.1    0.1 to 20 Kilolitres

  0.10 per kilolitre

2.2    Above 20 Kilolitres

  2.50 per kilolitre

2.3    Sludge Tankers

  At cost

 

 

3.0    Connection Fees

 

3.1    Standard Connections - Water

  Free

3.2    Non Standard Connection - Water

  At cost

3.3    Reconnection – Water

  At cost

 

 

4.0    Standby Fees

 

4.1    Standby Fee – Water

  At cost

4.2    Standby Fee – Sewerage

  At cost

 The above rates are expressed in Kina and are exclusive of Goods and Services Taxes (GST).

Dated this 20th day of December 2016

 

Mr. Raka Taviri Jr.

Chief Executive & Managing Director