§1490. Penalties

Link to law: http://legislature.maine.gov/legis/statutes/10/title10sec1490.html
Published: 2015

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§1490. Penalties








1. Violation. 
Any violation of this chapter shall constitute prima facie evidence of a violation
of the Unfair Trade Practices Act, Title 5, chapter 10.


[
1987, c. 574, (NEW)
.]








2. Civil penalty. 
Each violation of this chapter constitutes a civil violation for which a forfeiture
of not less than $100 nor more than $1,000 may be adjudged. No action may be brought
for a civil violation under this subsection more than 2 years after the date of the
occurrence of the violation. No home construction contractor may be held liable for
a civil violation under this subsection if the contractor shows by a preponderance
of the evidence that the violation was unintentional and a bona fide error, notwithstanding
the maintenance of procedures reasonably adopted to avoid any such error.


[
1987, c. 574, (NEW)
.]





SECTION HISTORY

1987, c. 574, (NEW).