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34 Pa. Code § 17.1. Definitions.

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§ 17.1. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Contractor—A person who for the account or benefit of an employer, representative contractor or other person, distributes to a homeworker, or any other person, not recruited or engaged by the employer, representative contractor or other person, articles or materials to be manufactured in a home, and returned to him or disposed of in accordance with his directions.

   Employer—A person who for his own account or benefit, directly or indirectly, or through an employe, agent, independent contractor or other person does any of the following:

     (i)   Delivers, or causes to be delivered to another person, articles or materials to be manufactured in a home and returned to him, not for the personal use of himself or a member of his family, or disposed of in accordance with his directions.

     (ii)   Sells to another person, materials or articles for the purpose of having the articles or materials manufactured in a home and then rebuying the materials or articles after the manufacture, either by himself, or by someone designated by him.

   Home—A room, house, apartment or other premises, which is most extensively used, in whole or in part, as a place of dwelling, and including outbuildings upon premises that are primarily used as a place of dwelling, where the outbuildings are under the control of the person dwelling on the premises.

   Homework—The manufacture in a home of articles, or materials for an employer, a representative contractor or a contractor.

   Homeworker—A person engaged in manufacturing in a home, articles or materials for an employer, a representative contractor or a contractor.

   Manufacture—The preparing, altering, repairing, finishing or processing, in whole or in part, or handling in any way connected with the production, wrapping, packaging or preparation for display of an article or materials.

   Person—An individual, partnership, firm, association, domestic or foreign corporation, the legal representatives of a deceased individual, or the receiver, trustee or successor of an individual, partnership, association or corporation.

   Representative contractor—A person who receives from an employer, or contractor not within this Commonwealth, articles or materials to be distributed by him to a homeworker, or other person, not recruited or engaged by the employer or contractor, to be manufactured in a home, and returned to him, or disposed of, in accordance with his directions.



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