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52 Pa. Code § 56.142. Time for filing an informal complaint.

§ 56.142. Time for filing an informal complaint.

 To be timely filed, an informal complaint—which may not include disputes under § §  56.35 and 56.191 (relating to payment of outstanding balance; and payment and timing)—shall be filed prior to the day on which the public utility arrives to terminate service. If the public utility arrives to terminate service and posts a deferred termination notice in lieu of termination or otherwise fails to terminate service, the time for filing an informal complaint shall be extended until the end of the business day prior to the public utility again arriving to terminate service.


   The provisions of this §  56.142 amended under the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. § §  331, 501, 504—506, 1301, 1305, 1401—1419, 1501 and 1504.


   The provisions of this §  56.142 adopted June 16, 1978, effective June 17, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 1655; amended April 8, 1983, effective April 9, 1983, 13 Pa.B. 1250; amended July 17, 1998, effective August 17, 1998, 28 Pa.B. 3379; amended October 7, 2011, effective October 8, 2011, 41 Pa.B. 5473. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (337353).

Cross References

   This section cited in 52 Pa. Code §  56.16 (relating to transfer of accounts).

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