(a) Tampering with the meter or with conductors carrying unmetered current, and the unauthorized breaking of utility’s seals, is prohibited and will not be tolerated.
(b) Where electricity has been diverted by breaking the utility’s meter seals or by bypassing thc meter or by any other means, service will be terminated. A charge of $100 shall be paid before service is reconnected. In the event there are recurring instances of the diversion of electricity, service may be permanently disconnected.History: Rule 4-80, eff 1 Apr 80. Meter Tampering and Seal; and Rule: 4-86, eff 22 Dec 86, § 2.