2012 Florida Statutes
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, AND INVESTMENTS, GENERALLY
SALES AND AUCTIONS
Sale held pursuant to County, sale No. granted the day of , (in such blank spaces shall be indicated the type of sale, the permit number and the requisite dates.)
“MEMBER’S RIGHT TO CANCEL
If you wish to cancel this contract, you may cancel by delivering or mailing a written notice to the club. To prove that you canceled, it is recommended that you send the notice by certified mail. The notice shall state that you do not wish to be bound by the contract and shall be delivered or mailed before 12 midnight of the third business day after you sign this contract. The notice shall be delivered or mailed to: (insert name and mailing address of club). If you cancel, the club will return, within 10 days of the date on which you give notice of cancellation, a total refund. It is recommended that you mail the notice of cancellation by certified mail, return receipt requested; check with your post office as to the time when you will be able to mail a certified letter. Be sure to keep a photocopy of the notice of cancellation which you mail.”
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
For the purpose of subparagraph 1., the term “assist the purchaser in finding locations” means, but is not limited to, supplying the purchaser with names of locator companies, contracting with the purchaser to provide assistance or supply names, or collecting a fee on behalf of or for a locator company.
Such statement shall set forth the identity and location of the court or agency; the date of conviction, judgment, or decision; the penalty imposed; the damages assessed; the terms of settlement or the terms of the order; and the date, nature, and issuer of each such order or ruling. A business opportunity seller may include a summary opinion of counsel as to any pending litigation, but only if counsel’s consent to the use of such opinion is included in the disclosure statement.
Should any seller of business opportunities prepare a disclosure statement pursuant to 16 C.F.R. ss. 436.1 et seq., a Trade Regulation Rule of the Federal Trade Commission regarding Disclosure Requirements and Prohibitions Concerning Franchising and Business Opportunity Ventures, the seller may file that disclosure statement in lieu of the document required pursuant to this section. Should the seller be required pursuant to 16 C.F.R. to prepare any other documents to be presented to the prospective purchaser, those documents shall also be filed with the department.
However, such person may voluntarily register under this act.
“This charge represents costs and profits to the motor vehicle repair facility for miscellaneous shop supplies or waste disposal.”
If a charge is mandated by state or federal law, the estimate shall contain a statement identifying the law and the specific amount charged under the law.
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY, CHECK ONE OF THE STATEMENTS BELOW, AND SIGN:
I UNDERSTAND THAT, UNDER STATE LAW, I AM ENTITLED TO A WRITTEN ESTIMATE IF MY FINAL BILL WILL EXCEED $100.
I REQUEST A WRITTEN ESTIMATE.
I DO NOT REQUEST A WRITTEN ESTIMATE AS LONG AS THE REPAIR COSTS DO NOT EXCEED $ . THE SHOP MAY NOT EXCEED THIS AMOUNT WITHOUT MY WRITTEN OR ORAL APPROVAL.
I DO NOT REQUEST A WRITTEN ESTIMATE.
the customer shall be promptly notified by telephone, telegraph, mail, or other means of the additional repair work and estimated cost thereof. A customer so notified shall, orally or in writing, authorize, modify, or cancel the order for repair.
After cancellation of the repair order, the shop may charge for the cost of teardown, the cost of parts and labor to replace items that were destroyed by teardown, and the cost to reassemble the component or the vehicle, provided the customer was notified of these possible costs in the estimate prior to commencement of the diagnostic work.
The customer, upon a judgment in her or his favor in an action brought under this subsection, may be entitled to damages plus court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees sustained by her or him by reason of such wrongful detention or retention. Upon a judgment in favor of the motor vehicle repair shop, the shop may be entitled to reasonable attorney’s fees.
Notice to the Lessee
shall annually certify its business activities by filing a disclosure statement with the department which accurately represents the scope of the seller’s business activities according to the criteria provided in paragraph (a), paragraph (b), or paragraph (c).
“YOU MAY CANCEL THIS CONTRACT WITHOUT ANY PENALTY OR OBLIGATION WITHIN 30 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE OR RECEIPT OF THE VACATION CERTIFICATE, WHICHEVER OCCURS LATER.”
“YOU MAY ALSO CANCEL THIS CONTRACT IF ACCOMMODATIONS OR FACILITIES ARE NOT AVAILABLE PURSUANT TO A REQUEST FOR USE AS PROVIDED IN THE CONTRACT.”
“IF YOU DECIDE TO CANCEL, YOU MUST NOTIFY THE SELLER IN WRITING OF YOUR INTENT TO CANCEL BY RETURNING THE CERTIFICATE AND SENDING NOTICE TO: (NAME OF SELLER) AT (SELLER’S ADDRESS) .”
“NO PURCHASER SHOULD RELY UPON REPRESENTATIONS OTHER THAN THOSE INCLUDED IN THIS CONTRACT.”
However, inclusion of this statement shall not impair any purchaser’s right to bring legal action based on verbal statements.
“This contract is for the purchase of a vacation certificate and puts all assignees on notice of the consumer’s right to cancel under section 559.933, Florida Statutes.”
This exemption does not apply to sellers of travel certifying their business activities under s. 559.9285(1)(b) or (c).
The term does not include the initial merchant, a subsidiary or corporate affiliate of the initial merchant, or a successor of the initial merchant.
If the posttransaction third-party seller sends the notice required under this paragraph by e-mail, the only words appearing in the e-mail’s subject line shall be “Notice that ( name or fictitious name of the posttransaction third-party seller ) is charging your ( type of account ) account.”