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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 24 - 1 - 2 §24-1-2. Definitions.
Except where a different meaning clearly appears from the context the words "public utility" when used in this chapter shall mean and include any person or persons, or association of persons, however associated, whether incorporated or not, including municipalities, engaged in any business, whether herein enumerated or not, which is, or shall hereafter be held to be, a public service. Whenever in this chapter the words "commission" or "public service commission" occur such word or words shall, unless a different intent clearly appears from the context, be taken to mean the public service commission of West Virginia. Whenever used in this chapter, "customer" shall mean and include any person, firm, corporation, municipality, public service district or any other entity who purchases a product or services of any utility and shall include any such person, firm, corporation, municipality, public service district or any other entity who purchases such services or product for resale.

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