(1)  The provisions of this chapter are:

Terms Used In Utah Code 26-20-12

  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, unincorporated association, professional corporation, partnership, or other form of business association. See Utah Code 17B-1-102
(a)  not exclusive, and the remedies provided for in this chapter are in addition to any other remedies provided for under:

(i)  any other applicable law; or

(ii)  common law; and

(b)  to be liberally construed and applied to:

(i)  effectuate the chapter’s remedial and deterrent purposes; and

(ii)  serve the public interest.

(2)  If any provision of this chapter or the application of this chapter to any person or circumstance is held unconstitutional:

(a)  the remaining provisions of this chapter are not affected; and

(b)  the application of this chapter to other persons or circumstances are not affected.

Amended by Chapter 297, 2011 General Session