RE: LEGAL OPINION REGARDING RECOVERY OF BILL OF MR. X.
We refer to your letter dated 18.08.2007 and your subsequent facsimile dated 25.08.07 on the above subject.
From perusal of your letter and the documents provided, it appears that, Integrated Services Limited (“Sheba Phone”) have sent a notice dated 14.07.2007 (“the Notice”) to Mr. X (“the Customer”) requesting him to pay his outstanding phone bill. The total outstanding of the Customer is Taka 1,62,848.47 but if the Customer pays within 10 days, the Notice allowed a discount 20%.
The Customer through his lawyer, Mr. Y has sent a reply dated 22.07.2007 (“the Reply”). In the Reply, one of the issues raised by the Customer is that he has not been provided with any details about his phone bill (i.e. bill of which month, bill for how many days, number of calls made). And the Customer has failed to pay the outstanding amount within 10 days and till date has not come forward to adjust his outstanding liability.
In these circumstances, you have requested us to give our legal opinion regarding the appropriate action for recovery of the outstanding amount.
As 10 (ten) days have already passed and the customer has not paid the demanded arrear phone bills, Sheba Phone may send a final notice demanding the payment of the full outstanding amount i.e. Taka 1,62,848.47 within a certain period. Sheba Phone should attach the relevant monthly bill statements in order to give details about the Customer’s phone bill with the final notice.
If the Customer fails to pay within specified period of the final notice, Sheba Phone may then instruct us to send a legal notice on behalf of Sheba Phone.
If the Customer does not pay the demanded arrear phone bills within the period specified in the legal notice then Sheba Phone may have to pursue the matter in the court of law for recovery of the arrear phone bills.
If you have any farther query, please do not hesitate to revert back to us.
All documents/papers referred to us are returned herewith.
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