Protection of Condominium Purchasers
R.I. Gen. Laws § 34-36.1-4.08
§ 34-36.1-4.08. Purchaser's rights to cancel.
(a) A person required to deliver a public offering statement pursuant to § 34-36.1-4.02(c) shall provide a purchaser of a unit with a copy of the public offering statement and all amendments thereto before conveyance of that unit, and not later than the date of any contract of sale. Unless a purchaser is given the public offering statement more than ten (10) days before execution of a contract for the purchase of a unit the purchaser, before conveyance, may cancel the contract within ten (10) days after first receiving the public offering statement.
(b) If a purchaser elects to cancel a contract pursuant to subsection (a), he or she may do so by hand delivering notice thereof to the offeror or by mailing notice thereof by prepaid United States mail to the offeror or offeror's agent for service of process. Cancellation is without penalty, and all payments made by the purchaser before cancellation shall be refunded promptly.
(c) If a person required to deliver a public offering statement pursuant to § 34-36.1-4.02(c) fails to provide a purchaser to whom a unit is conveyed with that public offering statement and all amendments thereto as required by subsection (a), the purchaser, in addition to any rights to damages or other relief, is entitled to receive from that person an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the sales price of the unit.
History of Section.
P.L. 1982, ch. 329, § 2.