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Code of Virginia
Title 59.1. Trade and Commerce
Chapter 24. Virginia Health Club Act
8/22/2019

§ 59.1-297.1. Payment and calculation of refunds.

A. All refunds for cancellation of membership shall be paid within 30 days of the health club's receipt of written notice of cancellation by the buyer and calculated by:

1. Dividing the contract price by the term of the contract in days;

2. Multiplying the number obtained in subdivision 1 by the number of days between the effective date of the contract and the date of cancellation; and

3. Subtracting the number obtained in subdivision 2 from the total price paid on the health club contract.

B. In the event of the health club going out of business, the date of cancellation shall be the date the health club ceased providing health club services at the facility.

C. A health club issuing a refund to a buyer under this chapter shall do so within 30 days of the health club receiving a notice of cancellation pursuant to § 59.1-297, or within 30 days of the permanent closing of the facility designated in the buyer's contract.

2003, c. 344; 2010, c. 439; 2014, c. 459.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.