Electricity Act, 2003
132. Use of proceeds of sale or transfer of Board, etc.-
In the event that a Board or any utility owned or controlled by the Appropriate Government is sold or transferred in any manner to a person who is not owned or controlled by the Appropriate Government, the proceeds from such sale or transfer shall be utilised in priority to all other dues in the following order, namely:--
a. dues (including retirement benefits due) to the officers and employees of such Board or utility, who have been affected by the aforesaid sale or transfer;
b. Payment of debt or other liabilities of the transferor as may be required by the existing loan covenants.