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The arbitration court of the Povolzhsky district dismissed the appeal on the decision of the Saratov arbitration, refused to recognize the illegal actions of the local power company «SPGES» to disable the supply of trams and trolleybuses for the debts, according to the materials on the portal of «Electronic justice.»
Fifteen of the 21 route of the electric vehicle Saratov was stopped on 16 June 2016 due to outages in debt to the «SPGES». On the same day, the Tribunal accepted the claim of the municipal enterprise Saratovgorelektrotrans about recognition illegal actions of power engineers and ordered them to resume supply of electricity, after which the night trams and trolley buses have returned to regular work. But subsequently the court declared the actions of the legitimate power, this decision was confirmed on appeal.
The administration of Saratov, which participated in the case as third persons not claiming independent demands, filed an appeal.
«To leave without change the decision and (or) decision of appeal, and the appeal — without satisfaction» — quoted the operative part of the decision of the district arbitration.
The Prosecutor’s office of Saratov has previously announced to the leadership of «SPGES» warning about the inadmissibility of violations of the law during the blackout city trams and trolleybuses. In addition, the prosecution threatened to prosecute those responsible in the current situation. The company then announced the legality of their actions.
As reported to journalists on Friday one of the leaders LLC «SPGES» Andrey Ivanov, the debts of «Saratovgorelectrotrans» before «SPGES» currently, more than 70 million rubles. «Energy companies have all the legal grounds, confirmed three judicial instances, the restriction of the supply of electricity on objects of «Saratovgorelectrotrans». I want to encourage the leadership of «CHAT» and the administration of Saratov to take into account the interests of citizens and to prevent the recurrence of last year’s situation,» said Ivanov.