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The Federation Council supported the law on the reduction of fees for substandard utility services

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The Federation Council approved the law, implying a reduction in utility fees in case of delivery interruptions or quality violation.

According to the document, the person responsible for a violation of the continuity and (or) quality of utility services must pay the consumer a penalty.

In the relevant resolution of the government stated that the provision for the current period and public utility services, interruption or breach of quality that exceed the established duration, as well as at breaks for repair and maintenance charge for such utility service must be reduced until the complete liberation of the consumer from payment.

As stated in the law, to change its fees for public services have a management company, the homeowners Association or a housing cooperative.

In addition, the law requires the person responsible for the maintenance and repair of common property in buildings, to compensate the supplier and the organization actually incurred the expenses because of a change in the amount of payment for utilities. In the case of direct control of the home owners change the Board size will produce a resource-supplying organization, if exceeding the set duration of the suspension or violation of quality occurred before the boundaries of the common property in the house and the boundaries of the external network engineering and technical support of this building reports TASS.

Earlier NEWS.ru wrote that the Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS), which deals with tariff regulation in Russia, spoke about the growth of utility tariffs in the years 2021-2023.


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