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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XV REGULATION OF TRADE
  • CHAPTER 93B REGULATION OF BUSINESS PRACTICES BETWEEN MOTOR VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS AND DEALERS

Section 1 - Definitions

Section 2 - Applicability of chapter

Section 3 - Unfair competition and practices

Section 4 - Violations

Section 5 - Franchise agreement; renewal; termination; notice; good cause; hearing; burden of proof

Section 5A to 5C - Repealed, 2002, 222, Sec. 3

Section 6 - New motor vehicle dealer franchise locations; relocation of existing franchises; notice; good cause; protest by other franchises; burden of proof

Section 7 - Advertising by manufacturer, distributor or dealer; new motor vehicle prices; charges included

Section 8 - Indemnification of dealer; negligence of manufacturer; indemnification of manufacturer, distributor; negligence of dealer; court action

Section 9 - Delivery and preparation obligations; express warranty agreements; audit of claims

Section 10 - Unreasonable dealer or franchise restrictions; voluntary restrictions; right of first refusal; dealer financial data

Section 11 - Franchise relationship; written or oral agreements; applicability

Section 12 - Franchise agreement renewals; void and unenforceable notice

Section 12A - Repealed, 2002, 222, Sec. 3

Section 13 - Free association

Section 14 - Enforcement

Section 15 - Loss by manufacturer, distributor or motor vehicle dealer; settlement conference; suit for damages and equitable relief; offer of settlement; attorneys’ fees and costs; exclusive rights and remedies

Section 16 - Franchise agreement; void provisions; arbitration, mediation, or alternative dispute resolution clause; voluntariness

Section 17 - Time limitations; cause of action

Section 18 - Rights and remedies