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Title 9 : Commerce and Trade

Chapter 108 : Motor Vehicle Manufacturers, Distributors, and Dealers Franchising

(Cite as: 9 V.S.A. § 4100a)
  • § 4100a. Agreements governed

    (a) All written agreements between a manufacturer or distributor and a new motor vehicle dealer shall be subject to the provisions of this chapter, and provisions of such agreements that are inconsistent with this chapter shall be void as against public policy and unenforceable in court or with the Board.

    (b) Every new selling agreement or amendment made to such agreement between a new motor vehicle dealer and a manufacturer or distributor shall include, and if omitted, shall be presumed to include, the following language: “If any provision herein contravenes the valid laws or rules of the State of Vermont, such provision shall be deemed to be modified to conform to such laws or rules; or if any provision herein, including arbitration provisions, denies, or purports to deny access to the procedures, forums, or remedies provided for by such laws or rules, such provision shall be void and unenforceable; and all other terms and provisions of this agreement shall remain in full force and effect.” (Added 2009, No. 57, § 1, eff. June 1, 2009.)