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The DC Code: § 34-219 "Telegraph line" defined.

Index34 Public Utilities. (Refs & Annos)

The term "telegraph line" when used in this subtitle includes conduits, ducts, poles, wires, cables, crossarms, instruments, machinery, appliances, and all devices, real estate, franchises, easements, apparatus, fixtures, property, and routes used, operated, controlled, or owned by any telegraph corporation to facilitate the business of affording communication by telegraph for hire.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 43-220. 1973 Ed., § 43-120. DC CODE § 34-219 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 4, 1913, 37 Stat. 976, ch. 150, § 8, par. 1.)