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Your liability when you have signed for the supply
You are liable to pay an electricity bill to a contract supplier if you signed a contract. Your liability for the bill begins from the date you stated you wanted the supply to start, providing your supply was actually connected on that date agreed, or from the date you signed the contract.
You are solely liable for the bill if you alone signed for the supply, regardless of whether you live alone or with other adults. You are jointly responsible for the bill if you and one or more others also signed for the supply.
Your liability ends:1Condition 24.1 SLC
    where you give at least two working days’ written notice that you will no longer be an owner or occupier of the premises, on the day that you cease to be the owner or leave, as the case may be;
    where you did not give at least two working days’ written notice that you were leaving, the earlier of any of the following two events:
      two working days after you actually give written notice of ceasing to be an owner or occupier; or
      when any subsequent occupier gives notice requiring a supply or signs a contract for a supply to the same premises.
You can also bring your liability to an end by terminating the contract in accordance with any provision for termination contained in the contract. You must give at least 28 days’ notice of termination of a contract. You continue to be liable to the original supplier until another supplier takes over the supply to your home or until the supply is cut off altogether.2Condition 24 SLC
If you have a fixed-term supply contract, you are not required to provide notice of termination of a contract.3Condition 24 SLC
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