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52 Pa. Code § 59.26. Refusal to serve applicants or customers.

§ 59.26. Refusal to serve applicants or customers.

 (a)  A public utility may initially decline to serve an applicant if, in the judgment of the utility, any of the following conditions are present:

   (1)  The applicant has not complied with Commonwealth and municipal regulations governing gas service, and with the rules and regulations of the utility.

   (2)  The installation of piping or gas equipment of the applicant is hazardous or improper.

   (3)  The service requested by the applicant is unreasonable and improper under the circumstances.

 (b)  A public utility may decline to serve an existing customer if, in the judgment of the utility, a hazardous condition exists regarding the piping or gas equipment of the customer.


   The provisions of this §  59.26 amended under the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. § §  501, 1501, 1504, 1507 and 1508.


   The provisions of this §  59.26 amended July 2, 1998, effective August 3, 1998, 28 Pa.B. 3050. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (225738).

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