• The Regulatory Changes Effecting Dealers Keep Coming!
  • December 22, 2010 | Author: Laura D. Ruccolo
  • Law Firm: Capehart & Scatchard, P.A. - Mount Laurel Office
  • In addition to the numerous Federal regulatory changes that were passed in Congress this year, in August, the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs amended the New Jersey Administrative Code to change the terms of the Lemon Law Notice required to be used by all new car dealers in the State of New Jersey. The new notice substantially changes the language from the previous notice which was a simple one paragraph notice. The new Lemon Law notice sets forth the conditions under which a consumer maymake a claim under New Jersey Lemon Law. In addition, the notice is required to be provided to the consumer in both English and Spanish. The new Lemon Law Notice, like the old Lemon Law Notice, is required to be provided to the purchaser or lessee on a written document by the dealer separate fromany other documents at the time of the sale or lease. The statement must be written in 10 point bold face type. Below is the language required by the New Jersey Administrative Code as amended: