5. Equipment under collective control:
(a) This classification applies to equipment that is accounted for as a group rather than as single units. The individual piece of equipment loses its identity as such and is one of a group. For this purpose, the equipment must be the same with respect to function, material, shape, and size.
(b) Equipment under collective control must meet 1 or more of the following conditions:
(1) The cost of each item in the group must be less than $100;
(2) It has no serial or model number given it by the manufacturer;
(3) The relationship of maintenance cost to the acquisition cost of the equipment and the observance of its performance are not pertinent factors in determining replacement policy.History: Rule 3.78, eff 17 Apr 78, 300 GASM § 6.5.