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THE STATE CONSUMER DISPUTES REDRESSAL COMMISSION, UNION TERRITORY, CHANDIGARH
Year of decision: 2008
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Electricity supply-- Excess load - Electricity theft - Penalty - Connected load to the extent of 8.776 KW as against the sanctioned load of 1.8 KW - Complainant was giving energy illegally to two persons from his meter which was burnt, thus dead stop - He was also running a Toka machine - The FIR for the above said..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Electricity Act, 1910, Section 24-- Theft of electricity - Neither notice is required to be given nor reference to Electrical Inspector is necessary...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Electricity Act, 1910, Section 24-- (As amended by Haryana Amendment Act, 1998) - Theft of electricity - Nigam imposing fine - Consumer filing civil suit challenging the penalty - Matter remitted to High Court to decide as to whether civil suit is maintainable...........
NATIONAL CONSUMER DISPUTES REDRESSAL COMMISSION, NEW DELHI
Year of decision: 2008
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Electricity disconnection-- Electricity theft - On checking alleged tampering of the meter, broken seals etc. found - The department official did not send the meter to M&T Laboratory to pin point the actual defect in the working of the meter to support their findings - Complainant has been paying bill for 45 years without..........
THE CONSUMER DISPUTES REDRESSAL COMMISSION, UNION TERRITORY, CHANDIGARH
Year of decision: 2008
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Electrical energy-- Theft of electric energy - Electricity bill - Penalty - Connection of the complainant found running slow by 5.15% during inspection by the Additional Superintending Engineer - Notice for an amount of Rs. 9613/ - issued to the complainant which was duly paid by him without any protest - Meter was..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Electricity Act, 1910, Section 39, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 379, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Quashing of FIR - Penalty imposed for tampering with seals of electricity meter - Penalty amount deposited - FIR lodged for theft of electricity - FIR quashed - As penalty has already been deposited thus continuance of criminal proceedings is nothing but an abuse of the process of law - FIR and..........
THE CONSUMER DISPUTES REDRESSAL COMMISSION, UNION TERRITORY, CHANDIGARH
Year of decision: 2008
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Electricity theft-- The meter was opened in M.E. Lab. in the presence of the son of the respondent - The paper seal, at that time, was found intact - There was no question of tampering with the meter - It was considered to be a case of measured theft as the main lead of current coil was made short by reducing the..........
PUNJAB STATE CONSUMER DISPUTES REDRESSAL COMMISSION, CHANDIGARH
Year of decision: 2008
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Consumer Protection Act, 1986, Section 2(1)(g), Electricity Act, 1910, Section 26(6)-- Electricity bill - There is no allegation of the respondent if the electric meter was tampered with or if the appellant was caught committing theft of electric energy - It was a case where there was difference/dispute as to whether the electric meter is or is not correct - The matter was liable to..........
THE CONSUMER DISPUTES REDRESSAL COMMISSION, UNION TERRITORY, CHANDIGARH
Year of decision: 2008
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Electricity supply-- Theft of energy - Penalty - Total sanctioned load was 67.540 KW for rice sheller which is a seasonal industry - At the relevant time only light load of 5.662 KW was being supplied by the appellant - Held that appellant cannot penalize the Complainant on the basis of the total sanctioned load which..........
NATIONAL CONSUMER DISPUTES REDRESSAL COMMISSION, NEW DELHI
Year of decision: 2008
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Consumer Protection Act, 1986, Section 2(1)(g), Electricity Act, 1910, Section 26(6)-- Electricity supply - Electricity theft - Meter was never referred to Electricity Inspector which is legal requirement in case of any dispute about the meter - Having failed to comply with the provisions of Section 26(6) of the 1910 Act allegation remain unsubstantiated/unproved by any expert..........

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