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70 Pa. Code § 5.21. Registration.


§ 5.21. Registration.

 (a)  General requirement. A person who owns or operates a commercially used UPC scanning system or PLU device may avoid the requirement of annual State or local inspection described in section 4112(c) of the act (relating to general testing and inspections) by having the inspection performed by a private certification program. A private certification program shall meet the requirements of this chapter and shall, prior to commencing testing and inspection of commercially used UPC scanning systems or PLU devices, file a written statement with the Department, at the address in §  2.2 (relating to contacting the Department).

 (b)  Contents of written statement. The written statement referenced in subsection (a) shall contain the following:

   (1)  The name, business address and telephone number of the private certification program.

   (2)  The name of the certified UPC/PLU inspector who will be conducting UPC scanning system or PLU device inspections on behalf of the private certification program, together with the unique identification number appearing on that person’s UPC/PLU inspector’s certificate.

   (3)  The signature, printed name and title of the person making the statement.

 (c)  Action by Department. Within 30 days of receiving a written statement as described in subsection (b), the Department will mail the applicant a copy of the written statement bearing a legible stamp or seal indicating the original document has been filed with the Department.

 (d)  Updating the written statement. A private certification program shall, within 30 days of a change affecting the accuracy of a written statement it has filed with the Department, provide the Department an update of its written statement.

Cross References

   This section cited in 70 Pa. Code §  5.2 (relating to requirement of annual testing and inspection).

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