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Title 9 : Commerce and Trade

Chapter 109 : SERVICE STATION OPERATORS, OIL COMPANIES, AND FRANCHISES

(Cite as: 9 V.S.A. § 4108)
  • § 4108. Void agreement provisions

    Any of the following provisions in an agreement or lease, if one is included, whether oral or written, between a supplier and dealer, shall be void as against public policy, except as provided herein:

    (1) Provisions requiring a dealer to take part in any advertising or promotional campaigns that will require the dealer to accept any posters, stamps, tickets, gifts, bonuses, premiums, or any other promotional items unless agreed to in writing by the dealer.

    (2) Provisions requiring a dealer to purchase any products of the supplier other than gasoline, diesel fuel, lubricants, or greases. The dealer may, however, agree to accept such products on consignment, but not exclusive as to like products.

    (3) Provisions requiring a dealer to assent to any release, assignment, novation, waiver, or estoppel that would relieve any person from liability imposed by this chapter. (Added 1975, No. 83, § 1.)