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70 Pa. Code § 5.1. Purpose.


§ 5.1. Purpose.

 Section 4112(c) of the act (relating to general testing and inspections) requires the inspection of all commercially used UPC scanning systems and PLU devices within this Commonwealth by June 30, 1999, and thereafter at intervals of no greater than 12 months. It is the purpose of this chapter to accomplish the following:

   (1)  Establish the Department’s specifications, tolerances and procedures with respect to the inspection of UPC scanning systems and PLU devices, and supplant Chapter 39 (Reserved) as authorized in section 4112(d) of the act.

   (2)  Identify the minimum level of training necessary for a person to be qualified to inspect UPC scanning systems and PLU devices.

   (3)  Establish a procedure by which a person may apply to the Department to become a certified UPC/PLU inspector.

   (4)  Prescribe a procedure under which the Department can review inspections performed by certain certified UPC/PLU inspectors and revoke or suspend certification.

   (5)  Establish minimum requirements for the ‘‘private certification programs’’ referenced in section 4112(c) of the act.

   (6)  Otherwise comply with section 4112(d) of the act.

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