- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 45. Trade and Commerce
- Chapter 25. Motor Vehicle Transactions
- Section 140. Repurchase Obligations On Termination.
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AS 45.25.140. Repurchase Obligations On Termination.
- (a) Upon the termination of a new motor vehicle dealer's franchise agreement by the manufacturer or distributor, the
manufacturer or distributor shall repurchase from the new motor vehicle dealer at
- (1) the new motor vehicle dealer's net acquisition cost, if the motor vehicles have not been materially altered or
damaged, all inventory consisting of unsold new motor vehicles that are current models and models that have been
acquired from the manufacturer within the past two model years before receipt of the notice of termination;
- (2) the new motor vehicle dealer price listed in the current parts catalog, less applicable allowances, new unused
undamaged parts in their original, unbroken packaging, listed in the current price catalog and acquired from the
manufacturer or distributor;
- (3) fair market value, signs, equipment, and furnishings that bear a trademark or trade name, that have not been altered
or damaged, and that were required by the manufacturer or distributor within five years preceding the notice of
- (4) the new motor vehicle dealer's net acquisition cost, special tools that have not been altered or materially damaged
that were purchased from the manufacturer or distributor within three years preceding the date of the termination.
- (b) Within 90 days after the effective date of the termination, the new motor vehicle dealer shall return the property
required by (a) of this section to be repurchased to the manufacturer or distributor at the manufacturer's or
distributor's expense. The manufacturer or distributor shall pay the compensation for the property within 60 days after
the tender of inventory and other items if the new motor vehicle dealer has clear title to the property and is in a
position to convey that title to the manufacturer or distributor. If the property is subject to a security interest,
the manufacturer or distributor may make payment jointly to the new motor vehicle dealer and the holder of the security
interest, and the manufacturer or distributor may offset these payments.
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