2018 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 31 - Motor and Other vehicles
Chapter 31-5.2 Consumer Enforcement of Motor Vehicle Warranties
Section 31-5.2-4 Affirmative defenses.

Universal Citation: RI Gen L § 31-5.2-4 (2018)

§ 31-5.2-4. Affirmative defenses.

It shall be an affirmative defense to any claim under this section:

(1) That an alleged nonconformity does not substantially impair the use, market value, or safety of the vehicle; or

(2) That a nonconformity is the result of abuse, neglect, or unauthorized substantial modification or alteration of the vehicle by the consumer or lessee.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1984, ch. 353, § 1; P.L. 1984, ch. 361, § 1; P.L. 1995, ch. 236, § 1.)

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