3. Conflict, Interpretation, and Revision

3.1  In case of conflict between any provisions of a Rate Schedule or Special Contract and these General Terms, the provisions stated in the Rate Schedule or Special Contract shall apply. In a case of conflict between any provisions of a Rate Schedule and a Special Contract, the provisions of the Special Contract shall apply.

3.2  The provision of these General Terms and any provisions of a Rate Schedule or Special Contract shall be interpreted and construed to be compatible to the extent practicable. It is the PUD’s intent that these General Terms comply, at all times, with applicable law. Should applicable law be amended or interpreted contrary to the express language of any provision, that provision shall be interpreted, to the extent possible, so as to be in compliance with applicable law. Further, should any provision of the General Terms be found invalid or without legal effect, that provision shall be disregarded without affecting the remainder of the General Terms.

3.3  The Rate Schedules and these General Terms may be revised, amended, supplemented, or otherwise changed from time to time. Such changes, when effective, shall be subject to these General Terms and effective as though originally incorporated herein.