Legal profession not a commercial activity; lawyer's chamber does not attract commercial electricity tariff rates: Allahabad High Court

The Court held that chambers or offices of lawyers must be charged only under the Domestic category as lawyers do not carry out any trade, business or a 'commercial activity.'
Lucknow Bench, Allahabad HC, Lawyers
Lucknow Bench, Allahabad HC, Lawyers

The profession of an advocate does not constitute a commercial activity and, therefore, should not be subjected to commercial rates for electricity consumption, the Allahabad High Court recently held. [Tehsil Bar Association , Sadar Tehsil Parisar, Gandhi Nagar, Ghaziabad vs UPERC]

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