2010 Georgia Code
§ 51-12-73 - (For effective date, see note) Powers and duties of the administrator

O.C.G.A. 51-12-73 (2010)
51-12-73. (For effective date, see note) Powers and duties of the administrator

(a) The administrator is authorized to promulgate, adopt, and issue rules, regulations, and orders necessary or convenient to carry out the provisions and purposes of this article. Any such rules of a substantive nature shall be promulgated only when it is determined by the administrator, in the reasonable exercise of his or her discretion and on the basis of his or her expertise and the facts, submissions, evidence, and all information before him or her, that such rules are needed to prohibit or control acts or practices which create the probability of actual injury to payees.

(b) The administrator shall prepare a pamphlet containing information designed to help payees evaluate proposed transfers of structured settlements and shall distribute such pamphlets free of charge, except that persons engaged in the business of purchasing structured settlement payment rights may be charged a reasonable fee for such pamphlets.

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