Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 38.3
Motor Vehicle Repair Shop Act

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-38.3-1

§ 5-38.3-1. Statement of purpose.

The purposes of this chapter are to further highway safety by promoting the proper and efficient repair of malfunctioning or disabled motor vehicles and to protect consumers from dishonest, deceptive, and fraudulent practices in the repair of motor vehicles. The purpose of this chapter is to protect the motoring public from improper repairs made to its vehicles; to set standards for quality repairs to be made to motor vehicles for fair and reasonable fees; and to eliminate unqualified automotive repair shops from engaging in the business of automotive repair to malfunctioning or disabled vehicles.

History of Section.
P.L. 1994, ch. 371, § 1.