Is it illegal to turn your own power back on?
Likewise, people ask, can I turn my own power back on?
The short answer is yes. The power meter is not your property. Additionally if they cut the power for non-payment of the bill, they use a tag to lock the meter. If you were to cut that tag or tamper with it in order to turn the power back on there can be some legal consequences.
Furthermore, is it illegal to use someone else's electricity? That's considered theft of service and is illegal almost everywhere. I don't believe that using your neighbor's electricity is illegal. “Backfeeding” power without an isolating transfer switch is not just a violation of electrical codes, it is illegal in most places.
Also asked, can your power be shut off if you have a baby?
a. Electric, gas, and private water companies cannot shut off your service if you, your child, or someone else in your household is seriously ill and you cannot afford to pay your bills because of financial hardship.
Can the power company tell if you're stealing power?
Stealing electricity is a crime, and electric companies prosecute those who do it. The electric company can help you determine if someone is stealing your power or if there is a leach or problem somewhere in your system. If theft is an issue, they will investigate and stop the thief.