22.1504 Complaints-Investigation-Hearing-Violation and penalty.

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(a) A person who is not able to purchase a vehicle part from a retailer may certify that fact in writing to the Director.

(b) If the certificate specifies the name of the prospective purchaser, the name of the retailer and the part not in stock, the Director shall order an investigation of the allegations contained in the certificate.

(c) If the Director finds there is probable cause to believe that a provision of 22.1503 has been violated, he shall initiate a civil suit under subsection (d) and seek additional relief for the complainant under chapter 04, Title 27, Consumer Protection.

(d) A retailer who violates 22.1503 commits a civil infraction punishable by a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $1,000 for each unlawful act or practice, to be collected in a civil suit initiated by the Bureau of Consumer Protection.

History: 1970, PL 11-112; amd 1983, PL 18-15 § 3.

Amendments: 1983 Penalty provisions amended.