Licensing Guidelines

Licensing Procedures​

An application for a licence under the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission Act shall be made to the Commission, in the prescribed manner and shall be accompanied by the supporting documents and such fee, as the Minister may prescribe.

Upon receipt of an application under sub-section (1)

  1. the Commission shall transmit a copy of the application to the Minister within three business days of receiving an application;

  2. the Commission shall cause a notice of such application to be published in the Gazette;

  3. the applicant shall at its own expense, publish or cause to be published the prescribed notice of such application in at least two newspapers in general circulation in Grenada, which shall contain the prescribed particulars and information to inform the public in general, and to provide interested persons the opportunity to make written representations to the Commission on the proposed application;

  4. any person may, after publication of the notice send his or her written representations to the Commission;

  5. within fourteen days, after the expiry of the period under paragraph (4), the Commission shall consider the representations made if any, and not withdrawn and forward a report on them, together with its own comments on the representations and its recommendation on the application for a grant of licence to the Minister; and

  6. within thirty days of receiving the documents provided under paragraph (5) the Minister taking such views into consideration and bearing in mind the considerations specified in section 64, shall make a determination whether to grant or refuse the licence and shall promptly notify the applicant and the Commission of his or her decision in writing.