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     49-31-28.   Party line and emergency calls--Definitions. For the purposes of §§ 49-31-29 and 49-31-30 the following terms have the meanings ascribed to them as follows:
             (1)      "Party line" means a subscribers' line telephone circuit, consisting of two or more main telephone stations connected therewith, each station with a distinctive ring or telephone number;
             (2)      "Emergency" means a situation in which property or human life are in jeopardy, and the prompt summoning of aid is essential.

Source: SL 1959, ch 49, § 1; SDC Supp 1960, § 13.1629.


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