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Electricity Act, 2003 (India)
Section/Order/Article/Rule/Regulation Head Note
Section 126 or/and 135

Monetary & criminal liability–
We find that Section 126 of the Act deals with assessment of electricity charges payable by such person (consumer) for unauthorized use of electricity whereas Section 135 deals with the cases of theft of electricity. The Board is at liberty to take recourse to the provisions of Section 126 or/and 135 of the Act against such person/consumer as provided therein in accordance with law. In these circumstances, if the Board initiates any action against any person/consumer, then such action must be brought to its logical end in accordance with the procedure prescribed under the Act after affording an opportunity to such person/consumer. .....Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co.Ltd.=VS=Appellate Authority, (Civil), 2018 (1) [4 LM (SC) 57] ....View Full Judgment