2020 Indiana Code
Title 23. Business and Other Associations
Article 2. Securities and Franchises
Chapter 2.5. Franchises
23-2-2.5-24. Consent to Service of Process on Secretary of State

Universal Citation: IN Code § 23-2-2.5-24 (2020)

Sec. 24. Before a person may offer to sell franchises under this chapter, the person shall file with the commissioner, in the form that the commissioner by rule or order prescribes, an irrevocable consent appointing the secretary of state or any successor secretary of state to be the person's attorney to receive service of any lawful process in any noncriminal suit, action, or proceeding against the person or the person's successor, executor, or administrator that arises under this chapter or any rule or order under this chapter after the consent has been filed with the same force as if served personally on the person filing the consent. A person who has filed a consent with the commissioner for a previous registration or exemption under this chapter is not required to file another consent. The person's previous consent shall remain effective for all subsequent registrations or exemptions filed by the person under this chapter. Service shall be made in accordance with the Indiana Rules of Civil Procedure.

Formerly: Acts 1975, P.L.262, SEC.1. As amended by P.L.1-1991, SEC.159; P.L.168-2001, SEC.13.

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