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TITLE 28
COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS
CHAPTER 36
IDAHO LEASE-PURCHASE AGREEMENT ACT
PART 1.
POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF ADMINISTRATORS
28-36-111.  Enforcement. (1) A lessor whose violation of the provisions of this chapter causes damages to a consumer shall be subject to a judgment by a court of competent jurisdiction for actual damages, if the lessor can show by preponderance of the evidence that the damage was caused by a good faith dispute between the parties; or for actual damages or one thousand dollars ($1,000), whichever is greater, in the event the violation is not a result of a good faith dispute between the parties.
(2)  As a condition precedent to bringing any action for the collection of a penalty pursuant to this section, the consumer must give the lessor written notice of the violation or violations alleged twenty (20) days prior to filing such action.
(3)  No action under the provisions of this section may be brought in any court of competent jurisdiction more than one (1) year after the date of the consumer’s last payment under the lease-purchase agreement or more than one (1) year after the date of the occurrence of the violation that is the subject of the suit, whichever is later.

History:
[28-36-111, added 1993, ch. 232, sec. 1, p. 811.]


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