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CHAPTER 21. GENERAL PROVISIONS

Sec.


21.1.    Definitions.
21.2.    Advertising by common carriers of passengers or household goods in use.

§ 21.1. Definitions.

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

   Certificate—A certificate of public convenience as issued by the Commission.

   Commission—The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.

   Common carrier of property—A motor common carrier who or which transports property, other than household goods in use.

   Corporation—A body corporate, joint stock company or association, domestic or foreign, its lessee, assignee, trustee, receiver or other successor in interest, having the powers or privileges of corporations not possessed by individuals or partnerships, but not including a municipal corporation except as otherwise expressly provided in the act.

   Household goods in use

     (i)   As used in connection with transportation, the term means personal effects and property used or to be used in a dwelling, when a part of the equipment or supply of the dwelling, and similar property if the transportation of the effects or property is arranged and paid for by either the householder or by another party.

     (ii)   The term does not include:

       (A)   A motor carrier when the motor carrier provides transportation of household goods in containers or trailers that are entirely packed, loaded, unloaded or unpacked by an individual other than an employee or agent of the motor carrier.

       (B)   Transportation of property from a factory or store when the property is purchased by the householder with the intent to use it in the householder’s dwelling.

   Household goods in use carrier—A motor common or contract carrier that transports household goods in use.

   Motor carrier—A common or contract carrier by motor vehicle.

   Passenger carrier—A motor common or contract carrier that transports passengers.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  21.1 amended under the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. §  501.

Source

   The provisions of this §  21.1 amended February 6, 1998, effective February 7, 1998, 28 Pa.B. 647; amended October 23, 2009, effective October 24, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 6236. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (293971) to (293972).

Cross References

   This section cited in 52 Pa. Code §  31.1 (relating to definitions).

§ 21.2. Advertising by common carriers of passengers or household goods in use.

 A common carrier of passengers or household goods in use which advertises its services as an intraState carrier within this Commonwealth shall include in the advertisements its certificate number issued by the Commission. A common carrier of passengers or household goods in use which does not comply with this section shall be subject to penalty under 66 Pa.C.S. § §  3301—3315 (relating to violations and penalties).

Authority

   The provisions of this §  21.2 issued under the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. § §  501, 1501 and 1504.

Source

   The provisions of this §  21.2 adopted as §  41.17 on July 17, 1987, effective July 18, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 3029; renumbered December 3, 1993, effective December 4, 1993, 23 Pa.B. 5715; amended February 6, 1998, effective February 7, 1998, 28 Pa.B. 647. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (213741) to (213742).



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