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231 Pa. Code Rule 1112. Venue.

Rule 1112. Venue.

 (a)  An action brought in a court of common pleas by the Commonwealth on the relation of the Attorney General may be brought only in

   (1)  the county where a political subdivision is located when the action is against an officer thereof, or

   (2)  the county where a municipal corporation is located when the action concerns the validity of its charter, or

   (3)  the county where a corporation or similar entity has its registered office or principal place of business when the action concerns the validity of its charter or the exercise of a right, franchise or privilege or is against an officer thereof.

 (b)  An action brought in a court of common pleas in the name of the Commonwealth on the relation of the District Attorney may be brought only in the county where the political subdivision is located when the action is against an officer thereof.

 (c)  An action brought in a court of common pleas in the name of a party who has an interest distinct from that of the general public may be brought only in

   (1)  the county in which the cause of action arose when the action is against an officer of the Commonwealth, or

   (2)  the county where the political subdivision is located when the action is against an officer thereof, or

   (3)  the county where the corporation or similar entity has its registered office or principal place of business when the action is against an officer thereof.

Source

   The provisions of this Rule 1112 adopted June 25, 1946, effective January 1, 1947.



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