certificate of convenience and necessity

certificate of con·​ve·​nience and necessity

Legal Definition of certificate of convenience and necessity

: a certificate issued by an agency granting a company authority to operate a public service especially as a utility or transportation company

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“Certificate of convenience and necessity.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/certificate%20of%20convenience%20and%20necessity. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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