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51 Pa. Code § 25.1. Wrongful use of the act.

§ 25.1. Wrongful use of the act.

 Wrongful use of the act is established by one or more of the following elements:

   (1)  The filing of a frivolous complaint which is a complaint filed in a grossly negligent manner without basis in law or fact.

   (2)  The filing of a complaint without probable cause, primarily for a purpose other than reporting a violation of the act.

   (3)  Disclosing publicly or causing to be publicly disclosed the fact that an individual is the subject of a complaint or Commission investigation.

Cross References

   This section cited in 51 Pa. Code §  25.2 (relating to initiation of proceedings).

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