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52 Pa. Code § 1.91. Applications for waiver of formal requirements.

§ 1.91. Applications for waiver of formal requirements.

 (a)  A request for waiver of, or exception to, any provision of this chapter or Chapter 3 or 5 (relating to special provisions; and formal proceedings) or a regulation or requirement with which the document tendered is in conflict or does not conform may accompany a pleading, submittal or other document subject to rejection under §  1.4 (relating to filing generally). The request shall show the nature of the waiver or exception desired and set forth the reasons in support thereof. Unacceptable filings may be returned by the Commission with an indication of the deficiencies thereof and the reasons for nonacceptance and return.

 (b)  Unless the Commission expressly orders, acceptance for filing will not waive a failure to comply with this title or other applicable requirements, and the failure may be cause for striking all or any part of the filings.

 (c)  Subsections (a) and (b) are identical to 1 Pa. Code §  33.61 (relating to applications for waiver of formal requirements).


   The provisions of this §  1.91 amended under the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. § §  501, 504—506, 1301 and 1501.


   The provisions of this §  1.91 adopted October 12, 1984, effective January 1, 1985, 14 Pa.B. 3819; amended January 24, 1997, effective January 25, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 414. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (215933) to (215934).

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