02 NCAC 38 .0705             NOTIFICATION FOR DISCONNECTION OF SERVICE

(a)  This Rule contains additional standards relating to the requirements for disconnection of service contained in G.S. 119-58(b).

(b)  To "notify the former supplier before disconnecting the former service and connecting the new service," as required by G.S. 119-58(b), means that the new supplier shall provide the former supplier with written notice containing the new supplier's name, address and telephone number, the consumer's name and address, and stating the date and time after which service is to be disconnected.  The notice may be sent by mail, overnight mail, facsimile, or by hand-delivery, so long as it is received prior to the disconnection of the former service.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 119-55;

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2003;

Eff. August 1, 2004;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 22, 2015.