2012 US Code
Title 15 - Commerce and Trade
Chapter 50 - CONSUMER PRODUCT WARRANTIES (§§ 2301 - 2312)
Section 2303 - Designation of written warranties
|Publication Title||United States Code, 2012 Edition, Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE|
|Category||Bills and Statutes|
|Collection||United States Code|
|SuDoc Class Number||Y 1.2/5:|
|Contained Within||Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE |
CHAPTER 50 - CONSUMER PRODUCT WARRANTIES
Sec. 2303 - Designation of written warranties
|Laws in Effect as of Date||January 15, 2013|
|Source Credit||Pub. L. 93-637, title I, §103, Jan. 4, 1975, 88 Stat. 2187.|
|Statutes at Large Reference||88 Stat. 2187|
|Public Law Reference||Public Law 93-637|
Any warrantor warranting a consumer product by means of a written warranty shall clearly and conspicuously designate such warranty in the following manner, unless exempted from doing so by the Commission pursuant to subsection (c) of this section:
(1) If the written warranty meets the Federal minimum standards for warranty set forth in section 2304 of this title, then it shall be conspicuously designated a “full (statement of duration) warranty”.
(2) If the written warranty does not meet the Federal minimum standards for warranty set forth in section 2304 of this title, then it shall be conspicuously designated a “limited warranty”.(b) Applicability of requirements, standards, etc., to representations or statements of customer satisfaction
This section and sections 2302 and 2304 of this title shall not apply to statements or representations which are similar to expressions of general policy concerning customer satisfaction and which are not subject to any specific limitations.(c) Exemptions by Commission
In addition to exercising the authority pertaining to disclosure granted in section 2302 of this title, the Commission may by rule determine when a written warranty does not have to be designated either “full (statement of duration)” or “limited” in accordance with this section.(d) Applicability to consumer products costing more than $10 and not designated as full warranties
The provisions of subsections (a) and (c) of this section apply only to warranties which pertain to consumer products actually costing the consumer more than $10 and which are not designated “full (statement of duration) warranties”.
(Pub. L. 93–637, title I, §103, Jan. 4, 1975, 88 Stat. 2187.)
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