§ 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.
  • 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
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Manufacturer: means a person or entity who designs, assembles, fabricates, produces, constructs or otherwise prepares a product or component part of a product prior to its sale to a user or consumer, including a seller owned in whole or significant part by the manufacturer or a seller owning the manufacturer in whole or significant part. See North Carolina General Statutes 20-137.6
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, firm, association, trust, estate, public or private institution, group, agency, political subdivision of this State, any other state or political subdivision or agency thereof, and any legal successor, representative, agent, or agency of the foregoing, other than the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or any successor thereto, and other than federal government agencies licensed by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or any successor thereto. See North Carolina General Statutes 20-165.1
  • property: shall include all property, both real and personal. 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
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3