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I have retained my analogue meter (BC Hydro) and have notified

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I have retained my analogue meter (BC Hydro) and have notified BC Hydro by registered mail at least 3 times that I refuse to accept a smart meter. If I continue to pay for my electrical consumption but refuse to pay their extortion fees for keeping my analogue meter, do they have a right to disconnect my power legally?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Law.Hut replied 1 year ago.
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Yes, they would be able to legally terminate power service. If you do not want to accept those terms , then they do not have to provide the service. This would legally be no different the if you refuse to pay the bill altogether and they are not required to continue service to you if you refuse to pay the fee for retaining the old meter.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Nope, sure wasn't the answer I was hoping for but thanks for your advice. Oddly enough, many sites, such as Citizens for Safe Technology, are offering the opposite information, so it can get really confusing out there. Thanks again.

Expert:  Law.Hut replied 1 year ago.
You are welcome.

I think this is an issue that gets political so there is much biased information out there.

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