When that happens rule 1 could return to the current wording if, in the future, it is amended to allow for an alternative "grandfather clause
" and rules 2, 3, 4 and 5 could be dropped.
The grandfather clause
does not apply to the discriminatory tax moritorium.
For instance, McCain Ellio's Foods, whose "Healthy Slice" pizza would not be allowed, believes the grandfather clause
is unfair and would give a competitive advantage to those companies allowed to retain the word "healthy" in brand names simply because they were in the marketplace longer.
Many associations apply a grandfather clause
when they introduce a new certification, which means that someone earns the certification based on experience or other criteria but not on an actual exam.
In addition, in its ANPRM for gas transmission lines, PHMSA has stated that it is considering eliminating the grandfather clause
and has requested public comments on removing it from the federal safety regulations.
* A more generalized grandfather clause
on telecommunication services that are used to access the Internet, such as backbone digital subscriber lines and cable platforms.
The moratorium has a grandfather clause
, so it will only apply to current and future applicants.
Instead, the grandfather clause
gave some businesses motivation for keeping their oldest, dirtiest facilities going.
The lack of a grandfather clause
requires companies conducting business in Canada to examine their information handling procedures to ensure that all information, even that already collected, is protected from disclosure.
Under the rule, employers have only 60 days from the publication of the standard to meet requirements of the grandfather clause
. OSHA representatives do not believe it necessary to extend the standard's effective date, with plans to enforce the rule commencing no later than Oct.
The National Governors' Association had sought to ensure that the final legislation provided a grandfather clause
for existing taxes, preserved existing tax debts for companies that owe tax on Internet access and included a "Main Street" business representative on the electronic commerce advisory commission.