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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 24. Transportation and Motor Vehicles
Agency 20. Department of Motor Vehicles
Chapter 110. T&M Vehicle, Trailer, and Motorcycle Dealer Advertising Practices and Enforcement Regulations
1/27/2020

24VAC20-110-10. Intent.

Part I
General Provisions

In the 1989 Acts of the Virginia General Assembly it was found that it is in the interest of the consuming public and legitimate motor vehicle dealers to insure that the advertising of motor vehicles is honest, fair, and clear and that deceptive or misleading advertising of the retail sales of motor vehicles as described in Motor Vehicle Dealer Advertising, Article 9 (§ 46.2-1580 et seq.) of Chapter 15 of Title 46.2 of the Code of Virginia should be prohibited. In the 1995 Acts of the Virginia General Assembly it was found that it is in the interest of the consuming public and legitimate T&M vehicle, trailer, and motorcycle dealers to insure that the advertising of motor vehicles is honest, fair, and clear and that deceptive and misleading advertising of the retail sales of vehicles as described in T&M Vehicle Dealer Advertising, Chapter 19 (§ 46.2-1900 et seq.) of Title 46.2 of the Code of Virginia; Trailer Dealer Advertising, Chapter 19.1 (§ 46.2-1992 et seq.) of Title 46.2 of the Code of Virginia; and Motorcycle Dealer Advertising, Chapter 19.2 (§ 46.2-1993 et seq.) of Title 46.2 of the Code of Virginia should be prohibited. Therefore, the following regulations are promulgated to administer the administrative and civil penalties necessary for enforcement of prohibited advertising practices.

Statutory Authority

§§ 46.2-1991, 46.2-1992.85, and 46.2-1993.82 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR485-60-8901 § 1.1, eff. March 29, 1990; amended, Volume 13, Issue 08, eff. February 5, 1997.

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