2021 Code of Alabama
Title 13A - Criminal Code.
Chapter 9 - Forgery and Fraudulent Practices.
Article 5 - Home Repair Fraud.
Section 13A-9-113 - Substantial Performance.
Substantial performance of a home repair contract may be used as a mitigating circumstance and may be raised as a defense by a person alleged to have committed home repair fraud. Home repair performed in a manner which is of little or no value, or home repair that fails to materially comply with the appropriate municipal, county, state, or federal building regulations or codes is not substantial performance.
(Act 2006-580, p. 1525, §4.)