Investigation initiated in respect of East Kazakhstani regional energy company

Date: 13:18, 08-05-2019.

Astana. May 8. KazTAG - Investigation has been initiated in respect of the East Kazakhstan regional energy company, reports the committee of natural monopolies regulation, protection of competition and consumers' rights of the Ministry of National Economy.
"The department has initiated investigation on the signs of violations under art.174 of the business code in terms of abuse of monopoly condition resulting in violation of legal rights of consumers," reads the message.
The energy company claimed payment to the sum of 3085 tenge "for  imposed certification service for a commercial metering device (meter) of electricity that a consumer does not need as well as the threat of a power outage in the event of non-payment. ”  

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