TITLE 39
Public Utilities and Carriers

CHAPTER 39-4
Hearings and Investigations

SECTION 39-4-9


§ 39-4-9 Orders fixing rates.

If, upon a hearing and investigation had under the provisions of this chapter, the division shall find any existing rates, tolls, charges, or joint rate or rates of any public utility, to be unjust, unreasonable, insufficient, or unjustly discriminatory or to be preferential or otherwise in violation of any of the provisions of chapters 1 – 5 of this title, the division shall have power to fix and order a substitute therefor such rates, tolls, charges, or joint rates as shall be just and reasonable.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1912, ch. 795, § 21; G.L. 1923, ch. 253, § 21; P.L. 1926, ch. 778, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 122, § 18; G.L. 1956, § 39-4-9.)