§ 42-134 Definition
§ 42-134a Definitions
§ 42-135 Notice in sales agreement. Seller to complete prior to signing by buyer
§ 42-135a Notice in sales agreement. Notice of cancellation. Duties of seller
§ 42-136 Note or evidence of indebtedness given by buyer
§ 42-137 Cancellation rights of buyer
§ 42-138 Seller’s obligations on cancellation
§ 42-139 Buyer’s obligations on cancellation
§ 42-140 Offer of commission or rebate where buyer provides prospective purchasers’ names illegal, when
§ 42-141 Penalty. Violation made unfair or deceptive practice or act
§ 42-142 Sale of insurance excepted
§ 42-143 Short title: Home Solicitation Sales Act

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 740 - Home Solicitation Sales Act

  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Business day: means any calendar day except Sunday or any of the following business holidays: New Year's Day, Washington's Birthday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. See Connecticut General Statutes 42-134a
  • Consumer goods or services: means goods or services purchased, leased, or rented primarily for personal, family, or household purposes, including courses of instruction or training regardless of the purpose for which they are taken. See Connecticut General Statutes 42-134a
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Home solicitation sale: means a sale, lease, or rental of consumer goods or services, whether under single or multiple contracts, in which the seller or his representative personally solicits the sale, including those in response to or following an invitation by the buyer, and the buyer's agreement or offer to purchase is made at a place other than the place of business of the seller. See Connecticut General Statutes 42-134a
  • 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
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • 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.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Place of business: means the main or permanent branch office or local address of a seller. See Connecticut General Statutes 42-134a
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Purchase price: means the total price paid or to be paid for the consumer goods or services, including all interest and service charges. See Connecticut General Statutes 42-134a
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Seller: means any person, partnership, corporation, limited liability company or association engaged in home solicitation sales of consumer goods or services. See Connecticut General Statutes 42-134a