C-44 - Gas, Water and Electricity Companies Act

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73. If any person, supplied by the company with gas or water, or both, neglects to pay the rent, rates or charges due to the company at any time fixed for the payment thereof, the company, or any person acting under its authority, on giving forty-eight hours’ previous notice, may stop the supply of gas or water, or both, from entering the premises of the person in arrears as aforesaid, by cutting off the service pipes, or by such other means as the company or its officers see fit, and may recover the rent or charge due up to such time, together with the expense of cutting off the gas or water or both, as the case may be, in any court of competent jurisdiction, notwithstanding any contract to furnish for a longer time.
R. S. 1964, c. 285, s. 73.