§ 8-33-1 Short title
§ 8-33-2 Definitions
§ 8-33-3 Compliance
§ 8-33-4 Registration requirements
§ 8-33-5 Conditions for warrantors
§ 8-33-6 Conditions for policies
§ 8-33-7 Form and contents of warranty
§ 8-33-8 Cancellation of warranty
§ 8-33-9 Prohibited acts
§ 8-33-10 Record keeping requirements
§ 8-33-11 Enforcement provisions
§ 8-33-12 Rules and regulations
§ 8-33-13 Applicability

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 8 > Chapter 33

  • administrator: A third party other than the warrantor who is designated by the warrantor to be responsible for the administration of vehicle protection product warranties. See Alabama Code 41-9-63
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • board: The Alabama Liquefied Petroleum Gas Board. See Alabama Code 41-9-63
  • branch: A local unit of an LP-gas business that is one or more of the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 41-9-63

  • commissioner: The Commissioner of the Department of Insurance. See Alabama Code 41-9-63
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • department: The Department of Insurance. See Alabama Code 41-9-63
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • INCIDENTAL COSTS: Expenses specified in the warranty incurred by the warranty holder related to the failure of the vehicle protection product to perform as provided in the warranty. See Alabama Code 41-9-63
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS: Any material having vapor pressure not exceeding that allowed for commercial propane composed predominantly of the following hydrocarbons, either by themselves or as mixtures: propane, propylene, butanes (normal butane or isobutane), and butylenes. See Alabama Code 41-9-63
  • LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS RESEARCH AND EDUCATION FUND: A fund created to finance activities relating to research, development, and the implementation of marketing, advertising, and informational programs relating to LP-gas directed toward the consumer as well as for the education of industrial members and employees. See Alabama Code 41-9-63
  • LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS SYSTEM: Any assembly consisting of one or more containers with a means for conveying LP-gas from the container(s) to dispensing or consuming devices (either continuously or intermittently) and which incorporates components intended to achieve control of quality, flow, pressure, or state (either liquid or vapor). See Alabama Code 41-9-63
  • LP-GAS: Liquefied petroleum gas. See Alabama Code 41-9-63
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: Every natural person, firm, copartnership, association, or corporation. See Alabama Code 41-9-63
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • RED TAG: A red card or device containing an official printed notice of the condemnation of a liquefied petroleum gas system or any connected or disconnected LP-gas component, LP-gas storage container, LP-gas container appurtenance, or LP-gas motor vehicle, transport, or delivery unit placed as a result of a violation of the liquefied petroleum gas safety code provisions and regulations, or as a result of a mechanical defect found on the LP-gas motor vehicle, transport, or delivery unit that could cause a danger to the public if allowed to continue to operate. See Alabama Code 41-9-63
  • SERVICE CONTRACT: A contract or agreement as defined in subdivision (13) of Section 8-32-2. See Alabama Code 41-9-63
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • VEHICLE PROTECTION PRODUCT: A vehicle protection device, system, or service that is all of the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 41-9-63
  • WARRANTY HOLDER: The person who purchases a vehicle protection product or who is a permitted transferee. See Alabama Code 41-9-63
  • WARRANTY REIMBURSEMENT INSURANCE POLICY: A policy of insurance that is issued to the vehicle protection product warrantor to provide reimbursement to the warrantor or to pay on behalf of the warrantor all covered contractual obligations incurred by the warrantor under the terms and conditions of the insured vehicle protection product warranties sold by the warrantor. See Alabama Code 41-9-63