§ 18400 This chapter may be cited as the Automobile Dealers Anti-coercion …
§ 18401 The provisions of this chapter are cumulative of each other and of …
§ 18402 As used in this chapter:(a) “Person” means any individual, firm, …
§ 18403 It is unlawful for a manufacturer to sell or contract to sell motor …
§ 18404 Any threat, express or implied, made to a retailer by a manufacturer …
§ 18405 Any threat, express or implied, made to a retailer by any person, or …
§ 18406 It is unlawful for any manufacturer to pay or give or to contract to …
§ 18407 It is unlawful for any lender to accept or contract or agree to …
§ 18408 It is unlawful for any person other than an automobile dealer or …
§ 18409 Any contract or agreement in violation of the provisions of this …
§ 18410 Upon a violation of this chapter by any corporation or association …
§ 18411 Every foreign corporation or association, exercising any of the …
§ 18412 (a) Any person who violates this chapter, any person who is a …
§ 18413 (a) In addition to the criminal and civil penalties herein …

Terms Used In California Codes > Business and Professions Code > Division 8 > Chapter 1 - Automobiles

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • County: includes city and county. See California Business and Professions Code 17
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Lender: means any person other than an automobile dealer or automobile distributor who is engaged in the business of financing the purchase or sale of motor vehicles or of buying conditional sales contracts, chattel mortgages or leases on motor vehicles sold at retail within this state. See California Business and Professions Code 18402
  • Manufacturer: means (i) . See California Business and Professions Code 18402
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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: means any individual, firm, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, association, trustee, receiver or assignee for the benefit of creditors. See California Business and Professions Code 18402
  • purchase: include exchange, barter, gift, and offer of contract to sell or buy. See California Business and Professions Code 18402
  • Retailer: means any person who is engaged or who intends to engage in the business of selling motor vehicles at retail in this state. See California Business and Professions Code 18402
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Business and Professions Code 21
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.