Portland Natural Gas Transmission System
Second Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 09/01/2006, Docket: RP06-449-000, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 370 Original Sheet No. 370 : Effective
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Continued)
(3) the applicable rate of interest calculated in accordance
with Section 154.501(d) of the FERC's Regulations.
(b) Suspension of Service. If such failure to pay continues for
thirty (30) Days after payment is due, Transporter, in addition to any other
remedy it may have under the Gas Transportation Contract, may:
(1) discontinue service for self-implementing transactions
without FERC approval; and/or
(2) after any required application to and authorization by the
FERC, suspend further transportation of Gas until such amount is paid.
(c) Termination of Contract. If such default continues for thirty
(30) additional Days, Transporter may thereafter, in addition to any other
remedy it may have under the Gas Transportation Contract, terminate said
Contract in accordance with the provisions of Section 20.6 herein.
15.5 Disputed Bills.
(a) If Shipper in good faith disputes the amount of any bill or part
thereof and pays to Transporter such amounts as it concedes to be correct, and
at any time within thirty (30) Days after a demand made by Transporter
furnishes good and sufficient surety bond guaranteeing payment to Transporter
of the amount ultimately found due upon such bills after a final determination
which may be reached either by agreement or judgment of the courts, as may be
the case, then Transporter shall not be entitled to seek to suspend further
delivery of Gas nor terminate the Gas Transportation Contract as outlined
above unless and until default be made in the conditions of such bond.
(b) In the event of a dispute concerning any billing or statement,
payment shall nevertheless be made for such amounts as it concedes to be
correct, as provided in Section 15.2 but such payment shall not be deemed to
be a waiver of any rights to recoup any amounts in dispute. Such payment must
be accompanied by a statement of the disputed amounts, the reason for the
dispute and the amounts not in dispute. Any billing or statement of volumes
or allocations tendered pursuant to this Section 15, or the measurement data
associated therewith, shall be disputed, if at all, within six (6) months from
the end of the month for which such billing or statement has been rendered,
otherwise such billing or statement and associated measurement data shall be
conclusively deemed to be correct. This restriction does not apply in the
event of a deliberate