According to Fábio Amorim da Rocha, lawyer of Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados, the decision handed by the STJin late 2003 in favor of energy supply cuts to customers in delay is a very important one. As per the isonomy principle, the treatment to public and private consumers must be the same. The difference is that, in the case of a municipality or state agency case, it’s necessary to keep essential services such as public lighting.

Sources:   Valor Econômico Maio 05, 2004 p.E2
Date of insertion:   06/06/2004 - 19:41:44