A: ‘Installation’ means that any plant or equipment under an owner or if management has been determined, those in charge of the management, that is intended for energy supply or usage, or both, whichever is relevant; including main actuators if any, all plants, buildings and land associated with it, pipelines, supply lines and application apparatus, if any.
‘Public Installations’ are installations that are operated by the license holder, for the purpose of supplying energy. ‘Personal Installations’ are installations that are operated by the license holder or owner to supply energy and its use is on the license holder’s property or premises or for the owner himself, or in the case of an individual user who obtains energy from a public installation or the supplier, only for the usage of the license holder or owner of the property or premise. ‘Domestic Installations’ are installations at private homes and do not apply to hotels or motels or for any business, trade, profession or service.
(For further information, contact the nearest EC regional office)
A: It is the responsibility of the owner or building management to register electrical installations under their responsibility, following the requirements of Regulation 3, Electricity Regulations 1990.
Failure to do so is an offence and if convicted, can be fined not more than RM5,000 or jailed for a period not exceeding one year or both.
A: Application for registration of electrical installations needs to be done at EC Regional Offices. EC Regional Offices will receive and process applications, according to where the installation is located in their respective regions. The addresses of EC Regional Offices are as follows:
A: The owner or management of the installation may appoint a consultant or an electrical contractor registered with the Energy Commission, and who possesses a Registered Certification as Class (A/B/C/D) Electrical Contractor to apply for the certification on their behalf.
A: (a) For new or old installations that need to be registered;
(i) The owner or management of the installation needs to submit to the EC:-
(i) Single-phase wireman – Low voltage single phase only(ii) Three-phase wireman – Low voltage up to 60A (iii) Electrical Supervisor – Low voltage up to 100A (iv) Electrical Engineer – All low voltage only Competent persons not registered with BEM (Board of Engineers Malaysia)(v) Electrical Engineer – no installation limit. Competent persons & Electrical Services Engineers registered with BEM.
Forms G & H are as follows: Form G (Supervision and Completion Certificate) that is to be completed by:
Form H (Test Certificate) to be completed by:
(b) For installations that have been registered and need to be expanded or modified, the owner or management of the installation is required to give notice to the EC Regional Offices where the said installation has been registered and needs to submit an additional plan to the Energy Commission for registration.
(c) After the Energy Commission has granted approval for the registration of the electrical installation, an Installation Certification in Form B will be issued to the owner or management of the installation.
A: Anyone, irrespective of whether they are the owner or management of the building who fails to register installations under their responsibility are committing an offence under section 37 (8) Electricity Supply Act 1990 and can be fined not exceeding RM 25,000 or an additional fine not exceeding RM1,000 for each day or part of each day for as long as the offence is still committed after conviction. Failure to register installations under one’s responsibility is an offence under section 37 (8) Electricity Supply Act 1990. The penalty can be a fine not exceeding RM 25,000 or an additional fine not exceeding RM1,000 for each day or part of each day that the offence is committed after conviction.
The failure of either the owner or building management to make the necessary changes and to pay the installation fee is an offence under Regulation 122, Electricity Regulations 1994 and if found guilty, those responsible can be fined, not exceeding RM5,000 or jailed for a period not exceeding one year or both.
It is the responsibility of the owner or building management to register any electrical installations under their responsibility as required by Regulation 3, Electricity Regulations 1990.
The failure of these individuals to register installations is an offence and if found guilty, can be fined, not exceeding RM5,000 or jail for a period not exceeding one year or both.
A: All installations [xx] have to be registered and fees are charged according to the capacity of the installation. According to Regulation 4, fees for Certificate of Registration of Installation are as follows:
* means that the maximum electrical capacity at which any installation can be used, worked or operated for a specific period of time without causing any damage to any part of the installation. However, for the delivery or distribution system, the capacity of the installation is at the maximum level that the system is expected or required to have in order to supply electricity for a period of time, according to the higher value.
[xx] (i) Installation of a standby generator for the purpose of supplying power in the event that power supply from the license holder has been cut off;
(ii) Those receiving electricity supply from the license holder at 11,000 volts or more.
A: The Energy Commission can inspect and test the installation after it has received Form A, submitted together with the application form.
For that purpose, the initial inspection notice (Form D) and follow up (Form E) will be issued in written form to the owner or management of the installations in advance, before the inspection is carried out. Upon receiving the notice, the owner or management of the installation must make the necessary preparations for the inspection and be present on the day of the inspection and test.
A fee shall be charged for the inspection and test of any installation according to the rates prescribed in Regulation 6 as follows:-
A: The Energy Commission may cancel a Certificate of Registration of Installation issued to the owner or management of the installation if:
A: The owner or management of installations of 100A and above is required to appoint a competent person to work, operate or supervise any work carried out on their respective installations. The number of competent persons who need to be appointed and the scope of their work shall be proposed by any competent person as follows:- (a) The installation operates at a voltage not exceeding 600 volts-
(b) The installation operate at a voltage exceeding 600 Volts but not exceeding 132,000 volts-
(c) The installation operates at a voltage at or exceeding 132,000 volts, a resident Competent Electrical Engineer Category and scope for Chargeman as below:-
A: Yes, anyone with a Certificate of Competency issued by the Energy Commission is required to register with the Energy Commission as required by Regulation 63(1), Electricity Regulations 1994
The fee for registration of the Certificate of Competency is valid for not less than 1 year and not more than 5 years. The fee payment schedule is as stated below:-
A: For installations operating at low voltage:-
For installations operating at high voltage:-
A: Similar to Regulation 111, Electricity Regulations 1994 requires a competent person or someone acting under the supervision of a competent person to perform any repairs, replacement, servicing or cleaning on any part of the installation.
The above tasks have to be performed by an Electrical Services Engineer (ESE) who works full time with an Electrical Services Contractor who holds a valid Certificate of Registration as stated in Form P.
A: As required by Regulation 110(3), Electricity Regulations 1994 states that besides domestic installations, an installation needs to be inspected and tested by a competent person at least once every five years, or at any time as directed by the Energy Commission.
A: As required by Regulation 110(4), Electricity Regulations 1994, it needs to be inspected, tested and ca at least once every two years, or at any time directed by the Energy Commission.
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