2020 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 56 - Trade Names, Trade-Marks and Unfair Trade Practices
Section 56:12-2 - Contracts to be written in simple, clear, understandable and easily readable way

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 56:12-2 (2020)

56:12-2. Contracts to be written in simple, clear, understandable and easily readable way

A consumer contract entered into on or after the effective date of this amendatory and supplementary act shall be written in a simple, clear, understandable and easily readable way. In determining whether a consumer contract has been written in a simple, clear, understandable and easily readable way as a whole, a court, the Attorney General or the Commissioner of Insurance, in regard to contracts of insurance provided for in subsection c. of section 1 of this act (C. 56:12-1c.), shall take into consideration the guidelines set forth in section 10 of this act. Use of technical terms or words of art shall not in and of itself be a violation of this act.

L.1980, c. 125, s. 2, eff. Oct. 16, 1980. Amended by L.1981, c. 464, s. 2; L.1982, c. 88, s. 1, eff. July 23, 1982.

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