26-239 C.M.R. ch. 100, § 1 - Definitions

Current through 2022-14, April 6, 2022

A. "Dealer" includes all retail oil dealers who sell home heating oil for use and not for resale.
B. "Established delivery area" means the geographic area bounded by a retail dealer's delivery routes used to service established customers.
C. "Heating oil" means number 2 oil or kerosene, sold to heat the interior of a building used as a person's principal place of residence.
D. "Market price of heating oil" means the highest price per gallon of heating oil a dealer customarily charges his buyers in an established delivery area.
E. "Unscheduled delivery" means a delivery which causes the dealer to dispatch a truck along a delivery route he would not have otherwise taken during the day's regular working hours.


A common example of a dealer's market price for heating oil would be that charged a person on thirty days credit for automatic delivery to a 275-gallon tank.

For further explanation of an unscheduled delivery, see the Comment to Rule 100.6


26-239 C.M.R. ch. 100, § 1

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