Water, Gas and Electric Companies Act (RSA 2000, c. W-4). | Land Portal

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The present Act applies to every company organized, incorporated or licensed under any Ordinance of the North-West Territories or under any Statute of Canada, or any Act of Alberta for all or any of the purposes set out in this Act. Section 6 establishes that a company may enter, without consent, on Crown land or private land: a) lying in the intended route of its mains, pipes, wires or conductors, and b) situated outside a city, town or village, to take surveys and examinations for fixing the location of its proposed right of way, works and undertakings, and for ascertaining and determining the description of the land it may require. The text consists of 32 sections as follows: Definitions (1); Application (2); Transmission lines and pipelines (3); Consent of council (4); Powers of companies (5); Right of entry (6); Disposal of surplus power (7); Approval of plans (8); Laying mains and wires in streets (9); Rights of company regarding mains, pipes, etc.(10); Supplying parts when buildings have different owners (11); Breaking up passages, etc. (12); Removal of obstructions (13); Compensation (14); Notice of claim for damages (15); Compensation when taking private property (16); Location of works (17); Limitations of powers of company (18); Privileges of other companies (19); Individual rights (20); Exemption from distress and seizure (21); Supplying of all buildings in line of supply (22); Requirement of security from consumers (23); Protection of company from liability for damage (24); Non-payment of charges (25); Penalties (26); Entry of premises by employees of company (27); Removal of fittings where service discontinued (28);Arbitration where private property required (29); Application for removal (30); Certificate (31); Acquisition of land (32).

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