TITLE 31
Motor and Other vehicles

CHAPTER 31-5
Dealers', Manufacturers', and Rental Licenses

SECTION 31-5-21


§ 31-5-21 Manufacturer's license required.

(a) No manufacturer, factory representative, or distributor shall engage in business as a manufacturer, factory representative, or distributor in this state without a license to do so as provided in § 31-5-22.

(b) For the purpose of this chapter, each division of a motor vehicle manufacturer or distributor shall be considered a separate manufacturer or distributor for purposes of licensing under this chapter. The department of revenue is empowered to obtain from the Rhode Island superior court for Providence County a restraining order temporarily, preliminarily, and permanently restraining any manufacturer, distributor, or factory representative from engaging in business within this state unless licensed.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 8, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 31-5-21; P.L. 1960, ch. 155, § 2; P.L. 1987, ch. 114, § 1; P.L. 1991, ch. 44, art. 14, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 98, § 5; P.L. 2008, ch. 145, § 5.)