§ 56:10-1 Short title
§ 56:10-2 Legislative findings.
§ 56:10-3 Definitions.
§ 56:10-4 Application of act
§ 56:10-5 Termination of franchise; notice; grounds
§ 56:10-6 Transfer of franchise; notice; approval; agreement of compliance
§ 56:10-6.1 Violations of the “Franchise Practices Act.”
§ 56:10-6.2 Inapplicability of act to certain distributors.
§ 56:10-6.3 Inapplicability of act relative to family members.
§ 56:10-6.4 Severability.
§ 56:10-7 Prohibited practices.
§ 56:10-7.1 Prohibition of purchase of alternate motor fuel by franchisee; violation
§ 56:10-7.2 Findings, declarations
§ 56:10-7.3 Prohibited conditions, terms of franchise.
§ 56:10-7.4 Additional practices prohibited.
§ 56:10-8 Application of act to prior grants of franchises
§ 56:10-9 Action against franchisor; defenses
§ 56:10-10 Action against franchisor; damages; injunction; costs
§ 56:10-11 Severability
§ 56:10-12 Limitation of liability of franchisor, its officers, agents or employees for furnishing information
§ 56:10-13 Definitions
§ 56:10-13.1 Violations concerning relocations
§ 56:10-13.2 Repurchase of certain vehicles and equipment on termination, cancellation or nonrenewal.
§ 56:10-13.3 Violations related to termination, cancellation or nonrenewal.
§ 56:10-13.4 Discontinuation of a series or line, effective termination
§ 56:10-13.5 Interest on overdue payments
§ 56:10-13.6 Violations by franchisor
§ 56:10-13.7 Exceptions to violations by franchisor, “acquiring transferee” defined
§ 56:10-14 Indemnification and holding harmless franchisees by franchisors for claims and damages due third parties
§ 56:10-15 Reimbursement for services or parts under warranty or law.
§ 56:10-16 Definitions.
§ 56:10-17 Motor vehicle franchise committee
§ 56:10-18 Conditions for franchise.
§ 56:10-19 Notice to existing franchisee, protest, appeal.
§ 56:10-20 Rights of franchisor.
§ 56:10-21 Hearing on protest.
§ 56:10-22 Motion for determination that final determination will favor franchisee; prohibition of action by franchisor
§ 56:10-23 Factors for consideration if proposed franchise will harm public interest.
§ 56:10-24 Parties responsible for own costs
§ 56:10-25 Rules and regulations
§ 56:10-26 Definitions.
§ 56:10-27 Sales through franchises only.
§ 56:10-27.1 Sale of zero emission vehicle.
§ 56:10-28 Prohibition of ownership by franchisor.
§ 56:10-29 Action by franchisee
§ 56:10-30 Actions, alternate dispute resolution proceedings relative to franchise termination.
§ 56:10-31 Request for additional information by franchisor.

Terms Used In New Jersey Statutes > Title 56 > Chapter 10 - Franchise Practices Act

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • 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
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • oath: includes "affirmation. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • 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.
  • person: includes corporations, companies, associations, societies, firms, partnerships and joint stock companies as well as individuals, unless restricted by the context to an individual as distinguished from a corporate entity or specifically restricted to one or some of the above enumerated synonyms and, when used to designate the owner of property which may be the subject of an offense, includes this State, the United States, any other State of the United States as defined infra and any foreign country or government lawfully owning or possessing property within this State. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • real property: include lands, tenements and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interests therein. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • State: extends to and includes any State, territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia and the Canal Zone. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • territory: extends to and includes any territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia and the Canal Zone. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.