2019 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 45 - Professions and Occupations
Section 45:15-16.70 - Prohibitions relative to developers of timeshares.

45:15-16.70 Prohibitions relative to developers of timeshares.

21. a. A developer or other person offering a timeshare plan shall not:

(1) Misrepresent a fact material to a purchaser's decision to buy a timeshare interest;

(2) Predict any increase in the value of a timeshare interest represented over a period of time, excluding bona fide pending price increases by the developer;

(3) Materially misrepresent the qualities or characteristics of accommodations or the amenities available to the occupant of those accommodations;

(4) Misrepresent the length of time accommodations or amenities will be available to the purchaser of a timeshare interest; or

(5) Misrepresent the conditions under which a purchaser of a timeshare interest may exchange the right of the purchaser's occupancy for the right to occupy other accommodations.

b. A developer or other person using a promotion in connection with the offering of a timeshare interest shall clearly disclose all of the following:

(1) That the purpose of the promotion is to sell timeshare interests, which shall appear in bold face or other conspicuous type on all promotional materials;

(2) That any person whose name or address is obtained during the promotion may be solicited to purchase a timeshare interest;

(3) The name of each developer or other person trying to sell a timeshare interest through the promotion, and the name of each person paying for the promotion if different from the developer;

(4) The complete details of participation in the promotion;

(5) The method of awarding premiums or other benefits under the promotion;

(6) A complete and fully detailed description, including approximate retail value of each premium or benefit under the promotion if the retail value of the premium or benefit is over $50;

(7) The quantity of each premium to be awarded or conferred;

(8) The date by which each premium or benefit will be awarded or conferred; and

(9) Any other disclosures required by the commission pursuant to regulation.

c. The required disclosures for an advertisement that contains a promotion in connection with the offering of a timeshare interest shall be provided or otherwise made available to prospective purchasers in writing or electronically at least once prior to any scheduled sales presentation and received by the prospective purchasers prior to their leaving to attend the sales presentation. The required disclosures need not be included in every written, oral or electronic communication to the prospective purchaser prior to the sales presentation.

d. If a person represents that a premium or benefit will be awarded in connection with a promotion, the premium or benefit shall be awarded or conferred in the manner represented, and on or before the date represented for awarding or conferring the premium or benefit.

L.2006, c.63, s.21.

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