2012 South Carolina Code of Laws
ARTICLE 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS
Title 56 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 15 - REGULATION OF MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS AND DEALERS
- Section 56-15-10 - Definitions.
- Section 56-15-20 - Persons subject to chapter and jurisdiction of courts; service of process.
- Section 56-15-30 - Unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices declared unlawful.
- Section 56-15-40 - Specific acts deemed unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices; Office of Administrator; appointment of personnel; enforcement.
- Section 56-15-45 - Ownership, operation or control of competing dealerships by manufacturer or franchisor; unfair competition against franchisee; preferential treatment defined; sales or leases to federal government or employees; sales of leased vehicles; manufacturer's e-commerce websites.
- Section 56-15-46 - Notice of intent to establish or relocate competing dealership; injunction.
- Section 56-15-50 - Manufacturers shall specify delivery and preparation obligations of dealers; filing of copy of obligations and schedule of compensation.
- Section 56-15-60 - Fulfillment of warranty agreements; dealers' claims for compensation.
- Section 56-15-65 - Requiring change of location or alteration of dealership.
- Section 56-15-70 - Certain unreasonable restrictions on dealers or franchisees unlawful.
- Section 56-15-75 - Requiring dealer to refrain from acquiring another line of new motor vehicles.
- Section 56-15-80 - Agreements to which chapter applies.
- Section 56-15-85 - Electronic sale of vehicles.
- Section 56-15-90 - Failure to renew, termination or restriction of transfer of franchise; determining reasonable compensation for value of dealership franchise.
- Section 56-15-100 - Discounts, refunds and other inducements to dealers.
- Section 56-15-110 - Suits for damages.
- Section 56-15-120 - Limitation of actions.
- Section 56-15-130 - Contracts in violation of chapter shall be void.
- Section 56-15-140 - Venue.
- Section 56-15-310 - License required; term of license; fee; scope of license; penalty for violation.
- Section 56-15-315 - Off-site displays of automobiles or trucks.
- Section 56-15-320 - Application for license; bond; duties upon change of circumstances and termination of business.
- Section 56-15-330 - Facilities required for issuance of dealer's license.
- Section 56-15-340 - Records.
- Section 56-15-350 - Denial, suspension or revocation of license; grounds; procedure.
- Section 56-15-410 - Required pre-licensing education courses.
- Section 56-15-420 - Promulgation of regulations.
- Section 56-15-430 - Applicability to franchised automobile dealers or nonfranchised dealers owned and operated by franchised dealers.
- Section 56-15-440 - Applicability to dealers engaged primarily in motor vehicle salvage.
- Section 56-15-450 - Applicability to dealers primarily engaged in rental of motor vehicles.
- Section 56-15-510 - Wholesale motor vehicle auctions; definitions.
- Section 56-15-520 - Transfer of title at wholesale motor vehicle auction; content of reassignment of title or bill of sale.
- Section 56-15-530 - Buying or selling motor vehicles in name of wholesale motor vehicle auction.
- Section 56-15-540 - Dealers and persons required by agency or law may purchase or sell at wholesale motor vehicle auction.
- Section 56-15-550 - Sales through auction of motor vehicles acquired incident to regular business.
- Section 56-15-560 - Application for license for wholesale motor vehicle auction; fee.
- Section 56-15-570 - Surety bond required.
- Section 56-15-580 - Change of information on application must be reported.
- Section 56-15-590 - Establishment and retention of records.
- Section 56-15-600 - Wholesale motor vehicle auction license plates.
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