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what rules apply to water company for disconnecting supply

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what rules apply to water company for disconnecting water supply to a commercial property (in the name of a sole trader individual) for alleged non payment? ie. is a warrant needed, does any documents need to first be served, can sole trader get protection under HR Act and consumer-related laws?

Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  James Mather replied 4 years ago.

Hello, I am Law Denning and I am a practising solicitor in a High
Street practice. I have been an expert on this website in UK law since 2008.
During that time, as you appreciate, I have answered thousands of questions
from satisfied users on a variety of subjects.

Because we are all in practice with clients and court and other
users, I might not always respond in
, particularly evenings and weekends. Please bear with me in that

It is my pleasure to try and assist you with this today. Please bear with me
while I gather some further information from you in order for me to be able to
advise you fully.

Can we have full background please? Has the bill been paid or not?

They don't need court order for commercial premises.