A. No person shall represent that another person has been specially selected in connection with the sale or lease or solicitation for sale or lease of goods, property, or service, unless the selection process is designed to reach a particular type or types of persons.

Terms Used In Virginia Code 59.1-418

  • 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
  • Person: means any natural person, corporation, trust, partnership, association and any other legal entity. See Virginia Code 59.1-415
  • Process: includes subpoenas, the summons and complaint in a civil action, and process in statutory actions. See Virginia Code 1-237

B. The use of any language that may lead a reasonable person to believe he has been specially selected, including but not limited to “carefully selected,” or “You have been selected to receive,” or “You have been chosen,” shall be considered a representation of the type governed by this section.

1989, c. 689.