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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 120. Virginia Trademark and Service Mark Act
11/22/2019

21VAC5-120-30. Classification of Regulatory Standards.

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

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

Statements made orally or in writing by personnel of the division or other State Corporation Commission personnel in response to inquiries or otherwise and not specifically identified and promulgated as regulations shall not be considered regulatory standards of the State Corporation Commission and shall not be considered binding upon the State Corporation Commission in connection with specific decisions undertaken by the State Corporation Commission thereafter. The State Corporation 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 Volume 14, Issue 22, eff. July 1, 1998; amended, Virginia Register Volume 15, Issue 22, eff. July 1, 1999.

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