N.J. Admin. Code § 14:17-1.2 - Construction and amendment

(a) These rules shall be liberally construed to permit the Office to effectively carry out its statutory functions and to secure just and expeditious determination of issues properly presented to the Office.
(b) In special cases and for good cause shown, the Office with the concurrence of the Board may relax or permit deviations from these rules.
1. The Office, with the concurrence of the Board, shall, in accordance with the general purposes and intent of its rules, waive section(s) of its rules if full compliance with the rule(s) would adversely affect the customers of a cable television company, the ability of said cable television company to render safe, adequate and proper service, or the interests of the general public;
2. Any person or entity seeking waiver of any of the Office's rules or parts thereof, shall apply in writing to the Director. A written request for waiver shall include the following:
i. The specific rule(s) or part(s) thereof for which waiver is requested;
ii. The reasons for the request of waiver, including a full statement setting forth the type and degree of hardship or inconvenience that would result if full compliance with the rule(s) would be required; and
iii. Documentation to support the request for waiver.
3. The Office reserves the right to request additional information before reaching a determination regarding the application for waiver.
(c) The rules may be amended by the Office with the approval of the Board, from time to time.


N.J. Admin. Code § 14:17-1.2
Amended by R.1994 d.194, effective 4/18/1994.
See: 26 N.J.R. 96(a), 26 N.J.R. 1683(a).
Amended by R.1999 d.108, effective 4/5/1999.
See: 30 N.J.R. 4131(a), 31 N.J.R. 898(a).
In (b), added 1, 2, and 3.

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