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70 Pa. Code § 5.9. UPC/PLU inspector’s certificate.

§ 5.9. UPC/PLU inspector’s certificate.

 (a)  Form of certificate. The Department will format the UPC/PLU inspector’s certificate into an identification card sized document, so it may be carried conveniently on a certified UPC/PLU inspector’s person while performing inspections or tests under authority of that certificate.

 (b)  Contents of UPC/PLU inspector’s certificate. A UPC/PLU inspector’s certificate will bear the following information:

   (1)  The name of the person to whom it is issued.

   (2)  The expiration date of the certificate, which, in accordance with §  5.10 (relating to expiration of UPC/PLU inspector’s certificate), shall be 3 years from the date of issuance.

   (3)  A unique identification number.

   (4)  A photograph of the person to whom it is issued.

   (5)  A statement that the Department has determined the person identified on the certificate to be a ‘‘certified UPC/PLU inspector’’ in accordance with section 4112 of the act (relating to general testing and inspections).

   (6)  Other information the Department might reasonably include.

 (c)  Ownership of UPC/PLU inspector’s certificate. A certificate issued by the Department will remain the property of the Department. A certified UPC/PLU inspector or other person having physical possession of a certificate shall, upon written notice from the Department, surrender and return the certificate to the Department.

 (d)  Obligation to produce certificate for inspection. A certified UPC/PLU inspector shall have his UPC/PLU inspector’s certificate with him whenever performing inspections or tests under authority of that certificate, and shall produce the certificate for inspection upon demand by the Department or a person on whose behalf the certified UPC/PLU inspector is performing the inspection or test.

Cross References

   This section cited in 70 Pa. Code §  5.8 (relating to applying for certification).

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