The definition of ‘service’ under the consumer laws also includes the supply of electric power. This means that a person who receives the service, by way of supply of electricity, which he has hired, is considered as a consumer, under section 2(1) (o) of the Consumer Protection Act. The supply of electrical energy on a continuous basis, over a period of time, in lieu of payment of money, is considered as service, under the provisions of the Act.
In June 2010, Germany became the fifth country in the world to legalize euthanasia. Euthanasia or mercy killing is a method to end life so as to relieve intractable pain and overwhelming suffering of an individual. In most countries, it is not legalized as it is continues to be a raging debate. Official reports indicate that 2, 636 Dutch patients were killed in 2009, by euthanasia. Several debates have taken place in the past about the legal rights of terminally ill patients to die.
Are you aware of your legal rights in the event of an income tax raid? Well, this article will acquaint you with those rights.