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A public utility or electric transmission provider does not need to secure a renewal of the certificate of public convenience and necessity under this chapter in order to exercise rights under an ordinance if either has not suspended operation of its plant and where the franchise merely replaces or renews an expiring or expired franchise.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - North Dakota Century Code Title 49. Public Utilities § 49-03-04. Replacement or renewal of franchise--Certificate of public convenience and necessity not necessary - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nd/title-49-public-utilities/nd-cent-code-sect-49-03-04/
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