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Estonia: Tallinna Vesi price mechanism rejected by Supreme Court

 |  September 23, 2012

In a development favorable to the capital’s water utility Tallinna Vesi (CPI reported), the Supreme Court said it will not review the Competition Authority’s complaint regarding the company’s legal interpretation of its pricing mechanism. The agency has argued that the water utility’s tariff mechanism is a civil law contract, which the company can not use in administrative court. However, Tallinna Vesi maintains that the rate-setting rules, which were established during privatization, are an administrative contract.

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