4951.31 Fare cannot be increased.

When a lease or purchase is made as provided in sections 4951.29 and 4951.30 of the Revised Code, there shall be no increase of the existing rates of fare by reason of such lease or purchase, nor shall any fare be charged upon any of the separate routes so leased or purchased in excess of the fare charged over such separate routes prior to the lease or purchase of them. When a lease or purchase is made, the fare charged for one continuous route or ride in the same general direction over all such leased or purchased lines within any municipal corporation shall not exceed the maximum fare charged over any one of such lines prior to such lease or purchase.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953 .