2018 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title XXXI - Trade and Commerce
Chapter 357-D - New Motor Vehicle Arbitration
Section 357-D:5 - New Motor Vehicle Arbitration Board Established; Administrative Attachment; Rulemaking; Decisions.

Universal Citation: NH Rev Stat § 357-D:5 (2018)
    357-D:5 New Motor Vehicle Arbitration Board Established; Administrative Attachment; Rulemaking; Decisions. –
I. There is created a New Hampshire new motor vehicle arbitration board consisting of 5 members and 3 alternate members to be appointed by the governor and council. Terms of members shall be for 3 years. One member and one alternate of the board shall be new car dealers in New Hampshire, one member and one alternate shall be persons knowledgeable in automobile mechanics, and 3 members and one alternate shall be persons who represent consumers and have no direct involvement in the design, manufacture, distributions, sales or service of motor vehicles or their parts. Three members of the board shall constitute a quorum. Members shall be paid $50 per diem plus mileage.
II. The board shall be administratively attached to the department of safety under RSA 21-G:10.
III. The board shall adopt rules, pursuant to RSA 541-A, to implement the provisions of this chapter.
IV. The board shall hold a hearing within 40 days of receipt of a complaint, unless an extension of time has been granted by the board under RSA 357-D:4, IV, and shall render a decision within 30 days of the conclusion of a hearing. The board shall have the authority to issue only damages as are provided by this chapter.

Source. 1991, 222:1. 1994, 220:4, 5. 2008, 282:7, eff. Aug. 26, 2008.

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