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(a) "Newsrack" is any self-service or coin-operated box, container, storage unit, or other dispenser installed, used, or maintained for the display and sale or distribution without charge of newspapers, periodicals or other publications.
(b) "City" is the City and County of San Francisco.
(c) "Person" is an individual, firm, partnership, joint venture, association, social club, fraternal organization, joint stock company, corporation, estate, trust, business trust, receiver, trustee, syndicate, or any other group or combination acting as a unit, excepting the United States of America, the State of California, or any political subdivision thereof.
(d) "Director of Public Works" is the City's Director of Public Works or his or her designated representative.
(e) "General Manager of MUNI" is the General Manager of the City's Municipal Railway or his or her designated representative.
(f) "Abandoned newsrack" is any newsrack which remains empty for 10 business days, except that a newsrack remaining empty due to labor strike or any temporary and extraordinary interruption of distribution or publication by the newspaper or other publication sold or distributed from that newsrack shall not be deemed abandoned.
(Added by Ord. 359-85, App. 7/24/85)