‘EFL not required by law to obtain consent’

Energy Fiji Limited CEO Hasmukh Patel. Picture: FT FILE

ENERGY Fiji Ltd (EFL) is not required by law to obtain the consent of landowners for the cutting of trees, says EFL chief executive officer Hasmukh Patel. Under the Electricity Act Cap 180 Section 37, Mr Patel said, the EFL was permitted to cut and remove from any land “any tree or any branch, bough […]

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