|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 99 (Oct)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
May LJ and Bodey J
|Representation||James Watson QC (instructed by Legal Department, Thames Water Utilities Ltd, Reading) for the claimant.|
|The defendant did not appear and was not represented.|
|Judgment Dates:||8 October 2002|
Water supply - Charges - Charge for connection to water supply or public sewer - Premises which had never at any previous time been connected to a supply of water or public sewer provided for domestic purposes - Defendant converting buildings into flats - Claimant providing flats with connections to supply of water and public sewer - Claimant charging defendant for connections on basis flats 'premises never previously connected' - Defendant contending flats not new premises - Whether flats premises never previously connected to a supply of water of public sewer - s 146(2).