Annual Report of the State Corporation Commission of Virginia, Volume 11, Part 1913

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Page 5 - Columbia, wherein such court is held, as its agent, upon whom may be served all lawful process against such company, and who shall be authorized to enter an appearance in its behalf.
Page 82 - An unconstitutional act is not a law ; it confers no rights ; it imposes no duties ; it affords no protection ; it creates no office ; it is, in legal contemplation, as inoperative as though it had never been passed.
Page 332 - This is to certify that the contents of this package are properly described by name and are packed and marked and are In proper condition for transportation according to the regulations prescribed by the Interstate Commerce Commission.
Page 17 - The authority of the commission (subject to review on appeal as hereinafter provided) to prescribe rates, charges and classifications of traffic, for transportation and transmission companies, shall be paramount; but its authority to prescribe any other rules, regulations or requirements for corporations or other persons shall be subject to the superior authority of the General Assembly to legislate thereon by general laws...
Page 2 - The name of the carrier or carriers complained against must be stated in full, and the address of the petitioner, with the name and address of his attorney or counsel, if any, must appear upon the petition. The complainant must furnish as many copies of the petition as there may be parties complained against to be served.
Page 309 - Holes in the floor or lining must be repaired and special care taken to have no projecting nails or bolts or exposed pieces of metal which may work loose or produce holes in packages of explosives during transit.
Page 679 - Catalogues, weighing 40 ounces or more, two cents per package less than the charge at the rate of one cent for each two ounces or fraction thereof...
Page 58 - Every common carrier subject to the provisions of this act shall, according to their respective powers, afford all reasonable, proper, and equal facilities for the interchange of traffic between their respective lines...
Page 292 - ... within seventy-two hours, computed from seven o'clock am the day following the day legal notice of arrival is given (having been placed at an accessible point for unloading), may be subject thereafter to a...
Page 333 - Shipments of explosives and other dangerous articles which are refused by the consignees, or which can not be delivered within 48 hours after arrival at destination, must be promptly disposed of (1) by return to the shipper, if in proper shipping condition, or (2) by storage, provided a suitable storage place for such articles is available, or (3) by sale, or (4) when necessary to safety, by destruction: Provided, That charged electric batteries may be held for 30 days...

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