TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-60
Battery Deposit and Control

SECTION 23-60-3


§ 23-60-3 Deposit on vehicle batteries.

(a) A dealer shall not refuse to accept from any consumer any used vehicle battery, in reasonably clean and substantially unbroken condition as an exchange with the purchase of a new vehicle battery.

(b) A dealer may add a core charge to the sale of a battery. The core charge shall be waived when a used vehicle battery is delivered to the dealer at the time of purchase. The deposit shall be returned to the consumer when a used vehicle battery is delivered to the dealer by the consumer within seven (7) days of date of purchase of the new battery.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1987, ch. 325, § 1; P.L. 1988, ch. 254, § 1; P.L. 1995, ch. 370, art. 40, § 82; P.L. 2000, ch. 179, § 1.)