lawskills
Loading
Did you know you can download our entire database for free?


Resources
[more] 

Georgia Caselaw:
Browse
Greatest Hits

Georgia Code: Browse

(external) Findlaw Georgia Law Resources


This site exists because of donors like you.

Thanks!


Georgia State Code
Title      13
Chapter       8  
Section Navigation        1 ... 15         16 ... 25    
    31 ... 40         41 ... 45      
Section1 2 2.1 3 4 11 12 13 14 15 >>>  
Title 13, Chapter 8, Section 12 (13-8-12)

As used in this article, the term:

(1) "Distributor" or "wholesaler" means any person, company, or corporation who sells or distributes new tractors and farm equipment to tractor or farm equipment dealers and who maintains distributor representatives within the state.

(2) "Distributor branch" means a branch office maintained by a distributor or wholesaler which sells or distributes new tractors and farm equipment to tractor or farm equipment dealers.

(3) "Distributor representative" means a representative employed by a distributor branch, distributor, or wholesaler.

(4) "Factory branch" means a branch office maintained by a manufacturer which manufactures and assembles tractors and farm equipment for sale to distributors or tractor or farm equipment dealers or which is maintained for directing and supervising the representatives of the manufacturer.

(5) "Factory representative" means a representative employed by a manufacturer or employed by a factory branch for the purpose of making or promoting the sale of tractors and farm equipment or for supervising, servicing, instructing, or contracting with tractor or farm equipment dealers or prospective dealers.

(6) "Franchise" means an oral or written agreement for a definite or indefinite period of time in which a manufacturer, distributor, or wholesaler grants to a tractor or farm equipment dealer permission to use a trade name, service mark, or related characteristic, and in which there is a community of interest in the marketing of tractors and farm equipment or services related thereto at wholesale, retail, whether by leasing, sale, or otherwise.

(7) "Franchisee" means a tractor and farm equipment dealer to whom a franchise is offered or granted.

(8) "Franchisor" means a manufacturer, distributor, or wholesaler who grants a franchise to a tractor and farm equipment dealer.

(9) "Fraud" means, in addition to its normal legal connotation, the following: a misrepresentation in any manner, whether intentionally false or arising from gross negligence, of a material fact; a promise or representation not made honestly and in good faith; or an intentional failure to disclose a material fact.

(10) "Manufacturer" means any person engaged in the business of manufacturing or assembling new and unused tractors and farm equipment.

(11) "New tractor and farm equipment" means a tractor or unit of farm equipment which has not been previously sold to and put into regular use or service by any person except a distributor or wholesaler or tractor and farm equipment dealer for resale.

(12) "Person" means a natural person, corporation, partnership, trust, or other business entity; and, in case of a business entity, it shall include any other entity in which it has a majority interest or effectively controls as well as the individual officers, directors, and other persons in active control of the activities of each such entity.

(13) "Sale" means the issuance, transfer, agreement for transfer, exchange, pledge, hypothecation, mortgage in any form, whether by transfer in trust or otherwise, of any tractor or unit of farm equipment or interest therein or of any franchise related thereto; any option, subscription or other contract, or solicitation, looking to a sale, or offer or attempt to sell in any form, whether in oral or written form.

(14) "Tractors or farm equipment" means those tractors and other farm implements primarily designed for use in agriculture.

(15) "Tractor or farm equipment dealer" means any person who sells, solicits, or advertises the sale of new and used tractors and farm equipment to the consuming public. It shall not include (A) receivers, trustees, administrators, executors, guardians, or other persons appointed by or acting under judgment, decree, or order of any court; (B) public officers while performing their duties as such officers; (C) persons making casual sales of their own tractor or item of farm equipment not subject to sales tax under the laws of the State of Georgia; (D) persons engaged in the auction sale of tractors and farm equipment; or (E) dealers in used tractors and farm equipment.

Sunday May 24 09:32 EDT


This site exists because of donors like you.

Thanks!


Valid HTML 4.0!

Valid CSS!





Home - Tour - Disclaimer - Privacy - Contact Us
Copyright © 2000,2002,2004 Lawskills.com