Comments Off on Electricity—Special courts are not vested with the powers in respect of those cases which are strictly within the domain of the Authority under Section 126/ 127 of the Act i.e. unauthorized use of electricity. Only theft cases before special courts.
Comments Off on Electricity Act,-2003, S.126 and S.135–Assessment–Theft of Electricity- Appeal–When the appellants themselves had proceeded against the consumer to frame an assessment for unauthorized use of electricity, mere mention of Section 135 would not make any difference to the cause of the appellants
Comments Off on Electricity Law-Transmission Losses-Admittedly, the transmission lines have been installed by the appellant-plaintiff and to maintain the same as also the independent feeder from the substation in the premises is the responsibility and duty of the appellant-plaintiff
Comments Off on Tubewell connection-Ex. Service man got connection on priority basis for his own use—Whereas land was owned by his wife—Later the benefit has been extended even to widows of ex-serviceman
Comments Off on Electricity Act, 2003, S.145 & S.126–Jurisdiction of Civil court-Assessing of civil liability-Theft of electricity- Offence of theft was compounded on payment of penalty-Thereafter, corporation was required to invoke S.126 and assess the civil liability
Comments Off on Electricity Act, 2003, S.135–Theft of Electricity-Meter was in name of wife-Once the husband wife are living together and husband was involved in the theft and signed the inspection report the liability was obviously to fall upon the consumer