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     49-31-12.1.   Tariff as prima facie evidence of reasonableness--Commission certified as true copy. Any tariff, or a certified copy, approved pursuant to § 49-31-1.4, 49-31-12, 49-31-12.2, 49-31-12.4, or 49-31-12.5, shall be received in evidence as an official tariff on file with the commission, without further proof. The commission shall certify that the tariff in question is a true copy of the original on file with the commission and that it is currently in effect. The tariff shall, in any suit brought against a company, constitute prima facie evidence that the rates or prices approved thereby are fair and reasonable.

Source: SDC 1939, § 52.0216; SDCL, §§ 49-10-4, 49-10-5; SL 1979, ch 307, § 57; SL 1987, ch 345, § 56; SL 1988, ch 375, § 17; SL 1992, ch 328, § 17.


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