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Section 68D. Each contract or other form of agreement between a buyer and a credit services organization for the purchase of the services of such organization shall be in writing, dated, signed by the parties, and include the following:

(a) a conspicuous statement in a minimum size of ten point bold face type, in immediate proximity to the space reserved for the buyer’s signature, which reads: You, the buyer, have the right to cancel this contract or agreement at any time prior to midnight of the third business day following the date thereon.

(b) a form, in duplicate and captioned “NOTICE OF CANCELLATION”, attached to the contract or agreement and containing, in a minimum size of ten point bold face type, the following:

NOTICE OF CANCELLATION.

You have the right to cancel this contract, or agreement, without any penalty or obligation until midnight of the third business day following the date on which such contract or agreement was signed.

If you cancel, any payment made by you will be returned within ten days following receipt of your cancellation notice.

To cancel this contract or agreement, mail or deliver a signed and dated copy of this notice of cancellation, or other similar written notice to

  (credit services organization)  at  (business address)

______________________________   ____________________________

      (date)            (buyer’s signature)

______________________________   ____________________________

(c) the terms and conditions of payment, including the total of all payments to be made by the buyer, whether to the credit services organization or to some other person;

(d) a full and detailed description of the services to be performed by the credit services organization for the buyer, including all guarantees and all promises of full or partial refunds, and the estimated date by which the services to be performed will be completed or the estimated length of time for the completion of such performance; and

(e) the principal business address of the credit services organization and the name and address of its agent in the commonwealth authorized to accept service of process.

The credit services organization shall maintain on file for a period of two years an exact copy of such statement, personally signed by the buyer acknowledging receipt of a copy of the same.

The credit services organization shall provide the buyer with a copy of the total contract or agreement, together with copies of all other documents which the credit services organization requires the buyer to sign at the time they are signed.

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