22.0.1. The rates for the distribution of electric power by the Company are those set out in Schedule I. The rates are composed of all prices, their conditions of application and the computation methods applicable to the billing of the electric power and services provided by the Company.
However, notwithstanding the first paragraph and subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph of section 31 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’énergie (chapter R-6.01), the Government may, on the recommendation of the Minister and the Minister of Finance, fix, in respect of a special contract, the rates and conditions for the distribution of electric power by the Company to a consumer or a class of consumers.
The Minister of Finance may, if that Minister considers it advisable, pay the Company the amounts corresponding to any difference between the rates fixed in accordance with the first paragraph or, where applicable, those fixed by the Government in accordance with the second paragraph and the rates and conditions stipulated in a special contract determined by that Minister and entered into after 31 December 2016. Those amounts are debited from the Special Contracts and Financial Assistance for Investment Fund.
1983, c. 15, s. 15; 1996, c. 61, s. 123; 1999, c. 40, s. 145; 2000, c. 22, s. 63; 2020, c. 5, s. 98; 2019, c. 27, s. 111.