Whenever the commissioner has reason to believe that any person has been engaged or is engaged in any act or acts prohibited by this chapter, said commissioner may proceed as provided in section 42-147 or 42-150 or may request the Attorney General to apply in the name of the state of Connecticut to the Superior Court for any order enjoining the continuance of such act or acts, on a temporary or permanent basis, or of any fraudulent or illegal acts, or for an order directing restitution in appropriate instances, or both. The court may award the relief applied for or so much as it may deem proper including accounting and such other relief as may be granted in equity. In such action the commissioner shall be responsible for all necessary investigative support.
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 42-148
- Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Consumer Protection. See Connecticut General Statutes 42-144
- Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
- Person: includes any natural person, or his legal representative, partnership, limited liability company, corporation, whether domestic or foreign, company, trust, business entity or association, and any agent, employee, salesman, partner, officer, director, member, stockholder, associate, trustee or cestui que trust thereof. See Connecticut General Statutes 42-144
- Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.