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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 21. Securities And Retail Franchising
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission, Division of Securities And Retail Franchising
Chapter 10. General Administration - Securities Act

21VAC5-10-20. Classification of regulatory standards.

Regulations are regulatory standards adopted and promulgated and shall be considered the highest level of policy applied by the commission.

Forms are prescribed or adopted for the purpose of implementing the Virginia Securities Act. When so prescribed or adopted, use of the forms is mandatory.

Statements made orally or in writing by personnel of the Division of Securities and Retail Franchising in response to inquiries or otherwise, and not specifically identified and promulgated as regulations shall not be considered regulatory standards of the commission and shall not be considered binding upon the commission in connection with specific decisions undertaken by the commission thereafter. The commission may refuse to answer any question based upon a hypothetical situation.

Statutory Authority

§§ 12.1-13 and 13.1-523 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Rule 101, Case No. SEC810005, eff. July 1, 1981; amended, Virginia Register Volume 15, Issue 22, eff. July 1, 1999.

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