38.5.2512 METER ACCURACY
(1) Accuracy Dispute. In case of a dispute as to the
accuracy of a meter, the consumer, may demand that the meter be removed, and
tested as to accuracy, in his presence. If the meter is found to be registering
correctly or in favor of the consumer, the cost of such testing and replacing
of the meter shall be borne by the consumer. If the meter is found to be
recording incorrectly and against the consumer, the cost of such testing and
replacing of the meter shall be borne by the utility. A meter registering not
in excess of plus or minus two percent of accuracy shall be deemed to be
(2) If an over collection or under
collection error in billing has occurred due to an inaccurate meter, the
utility shall follow ARM 38.5.2503(8) .
History: Sec. 69-3-102, MCA; IMP, Sec. 69-3-102, MCA; NEW, 1982 MAR p. 868; Eff. 4/30/82.