Topic:
RETAIL TRADE; CONSUMER PROTECTION; MOTOR VEHICLES;
Location:
CONSUMER PROTECTION; MOTOR VEHICLES (GENERAL);
Scope:
Connecticut laws/regulations;

OLR Research Report


February 8, 1999

 

99-R-0262

THREE-DAY RIGHT OF RECISION

 
 

By: Dan Duffy, Principal Analyst

You asked if state law gives consumers three days in which to cancel a motor vehicle purchase or lease contract with a licensed dealer.

DISCUSSION

State law establishes a three-day right of recision for many types of consumer contracts, but it does not establish such a right for auto sales.

The following laws include three-day rights of recision: Home Solicitation Sales Act (CGS 42-135a), Home Improvement Act (CGS 20-429), buying club agreements (CGS 42-310), dating services agreements (CGS 42-321), diet program agreements (CGS 42-282), home food service plans (CGS 21a-401), health club membership agreements (CGS 21a-217), and time share purchase agreements (CGS 42-103y).

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