2019 Code of Alabama
Title 8 - Commercial Law and Consumer Protection.
Chapter 20 - Dealings by Motor Vehicle Manufacturers, Wholesalers, etc., With Motor Vehicle Dealers.
Section 8-20-14 - Applicability of chapter.
This chapter shall apply to all franchise or dealer agreements in force and effect on March 9, 2010, and to all franchise or dealer agreements, amendments, and renewals to dealer agreements made after March 9, 2010. The Motor Vehicle Franchise Act and Act 2010-198, shall supersede and control all provisions of any franchise or dealer agreement inconsistent with Act 2010-198 or the Motor Vehicle Franchise Act. Act 2010-198 and the Motor Vehicle Franchise Act shall not be modified or superseded by a choice of law clause in any franchise or dealer agreement, waiver, or other written instrument. These provisions shall apply to all written agreements between a manufacturer and dealer including, but not limited to, the franchise offering, the franchise agreement, sales of goods, services or advertising, leases or deeds of trust of real or personal property, promises to pay, security interests, pledges, insurance contracts, advertising contracts, construction or installation contracts, servicing contracts, and other agreements between a dealer and a manufacturer.(Act 2010-198, p. 300, §3.)