A Compilation of Laws Affecting the Regulation of Public Utilities (including Water Powers) 1907-1911

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Railroad Commission of Wisconsin, 1911 - Corporation law - 110 pages
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Page 85 - ... a like and contemporaneous service In the transportation of a like kind of traffic under substantially similar circumstances and conditions, such common carrier shall be deemed guilty of unjust discrimination, which Is hereby prohibited and declared to be unlawful.
Page 88 - ... by such corporation who, alone or with any other corporation, company, person or party shall willfully do, or cause to be done, or shall willingly suffer or permit to be done any act, matter or thing in this act prohibited or declared to be unlawful, or who shall aid or abet therein, or shall willfully omit or fail to do any act, matter or thing in this act required...
Page 85 - That if any common carrier subject to the provisions of this act shall, directly or indirectly, by any special rate, rebate, drawback, or other device, charge, demand, collect, or receive from any person or persons a greater or less compensation...
Page 66 - That the Commission hereby created shall have authority to inquire into the management of the business of all common carriers subject to the provisions of this act, and shall keep itself informed as to the manner and method in which the same is conducted...
Page 88 - When construing and enforcing the provisions of this act, the act, omission, or failure of any officer, agent, or other person acting for or employed by any...
Page 65 - It shall be unlawful for any public utility to charge, demand, collect or receive a greater or less compensation for any service performed by it within -the state or for any service in connection therewith than is specified in such printed schedules, including schedules of joint rates, as may at the time be in force, or to demand,, collect or receive any rate, toll or charge not specified in such schedule.
Page 5 - The common council shall thereupon at its next regular meeting by resolution or ordinance direct the city clerk to call a special election for the purpose of submitting such question to the electors of such city and school district.
Page 45 - For the purpose of enabling it to determine whether it should issue such an order, the Commission shall make such inquiry or investigation, hold such hearings and examine such witnesses, books, papers, documents or contracts as it may deem of importance in enabling it to reach a determination.
Page 35 - Upon a complaint made against any public utility by any mercantile, agricultural or manufacturing society or by any body politic or municipal organization or by any twenty-five persons, firms, corporations or associations...
Page 79 - ... to own, operate, manage or control any plant or equipment, or any part of a plant or equipment within this State, for the conveyance of telephone messages, or for the production, transmission, delivery or furnishing of heat, light, water or power, either directly or indirectly, to or for the public...

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