2020 Georgia Code
Title 10 - Commerce and Trade
Chapter 1 - Selling and Other Trade Practices
Article 15 - Deceptive or Unfair Practices
Part 4 - False Advertising
§ 10-1-425. Misrepresenting Ownership in Advertising Liquidation, Auction, or Going-Out-of-Business Sale Prohibited

Universal Citation: GA Code § 10-1-425 (2020)

It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, association, or corporation to misrepresent the true ownership of a business for the purpose of carrying on a liquidation sale, auction sale, or other sale which represents that the firm is going out of business; and any person, firm, association, or corporation which advertises in any manner whatever a liquidation sale, auction sale, or going-out-of-business sale shall clearly state the true name and permanent address of the actual owner or owners of such business in any and all such advertising.

(Ga. L. 1962, p. 129, § 2.)


Am. Jur. 2d.

- 3 Am. Jur. 2d, Advertising, §§ 3, 4, 7.


- 87 C.J.S., Trade-Marks, Trade-Names, and Unfair Competition, §§ 309, 310.


- Regulations affecting auctions or auctioneers, 39 A.L.R. 773; 111 A.L.R. 473.

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