§ 20-354 Short title
§ 20-354.1 Scope and application
§ 20-354.2 Definitions
§ 20-354.3 Written motor vehicle repair estimate and disclosure statement required
§ 20-354.4 Charges for motor vehicle repair estimate; requirement of waiver of rights prohibited
§ 20-354.5 Notification of charges in excess of repair estimate; prohibited charges; refusal to return vehicle prohibited; inspection of parts
§ 20-354.6 Invoice required of motor vehicle repair shop
§ 20-354.7 Required disclosure; signs; notice to customers
§ 20-354.8 Prohibited acts and practices
§ 20-354.9 Remedies

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 20 > Article 15B - North Carolina Motor Vehicle Repair Act

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • in writing: may be construed to include printing, engraving, lithographing, and any other mode of representing words and letters: Provided, that in all cases where a written signature is required by law, the same shall be in a proper handwriting, or in a proper mark. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Person: Any individual, corporation, partnership, association, unit of government, or other legal entity. See North Carolina General Statutes 20-102.1
  • seal: shall be construed to include an impression of such official seal, made upon the paper alone, as well as an impression made by means of a wafer or of wax affixed thereto. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3