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Subchapter J. GENERAL PROVISIONS


Sec.


56.221.    Availability of normal Commission procedures.
56.222.    Applications for modification or exception.
56.223.    Inconsistent tariff provisions.
56.224.    [Reserved].

Cross References

   This subchapter cited in 52 Pa. Code §  56.1 (relating to statement of purpose and policy).

§ 56.221. Availability of normal Commission procedures.

 Nothing in this chapter prevents a person or a public utility from pursuing other Commission procedures in a case not described in this chapter.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  56.221 amended under the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. § §  1401—1419.

Source

   The provisions of this §  56.221 adopted June 16, 1978, effective June 17, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 1655; amended October 7, 2011, effective October 8, 2011, 41 Pa.B. 5473. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (252051).

Cross References

   This section cited in 52 Pa. Code §  57.257 (relating to disputes concerning advanced metering).

§ 56.222. Applications for modification or exception.

 (a)  If unreasonable hardship to a person or to a public utility results from compliance with a section in this chapter, or a technological advance permits an enhanced level of customer service, application may be made to the Commission for modification of the section or for temporary exemption from its requirements. The adoption of this chapter by the Commission will in no way preclude it from altering or amending it under the applicable statutory procedures, nor will the adoption of this chapter preclude the Commission from granting temporary exemptions in exceptional cases.

 (b)  A person or public utility that files an application under this section shall provide notice to persons who may be affected by the modification or temporary exemption. Notice may be made by a bill insert or in another reasonable manner.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  56.222 amended under the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. § §  1401—1419.

Source

   The provisions of this §  56.222 adopted June 16, 1978, effective June 17, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 1655; amended October 7, 2011, effective October 8, 2011, 41 Pa.B. 5473. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (252051) to (252052).

Cross References

   This section cited in 52 Pa. Code §  57.257 (relating to disputes concerning advanced metering).

§ 56.223. Inconsistent tariff provisions.

 A tariff provision inconsistent with this chapter is deemed nonoperative and superseded by this chapter.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  56.223 amended under the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. § §  331, 501, 504, 1301, 1305, 1501 and 1504.

Source

   The provisions of this §  56.223 adopted June 16, 1978, effective June 17, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 1655; amended April 8, 1983, effective April 9, 1983, 13 Pa.B. 1250. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (37374).

Cross References

   This section cited in 52 Pa. Code §  57.257 (relating to disputes concerning advanced metering).

§ 56.224. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  56.224 adopted June 16, 1978, effective June 17, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 1655; reserved April 8, 1983, effective April 9, 1983, 13 Pa.B. 1250. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (37374) to (37375).



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