32-6E-6 Nonconsiderations for termination of franchises or additional same line/make franchises.
Nonconsiderations for termination of franchises or additional same line/make
The following circumstances are not cause for the termination or noncontinuance of a
franchise, nor for entering into a franchise for the establishment of an additional dealership in a
community for the same line/make:
The change of executive management or ownership by the franchisee, unless the
franchisor can show that the change would be detrimental to the representation or
reputation of the franchisor's product;
Refusal by the franchisee to purchase or accept delivery of any snowmobiles, parts,
accessories, or any other commodity or service not ordered by said franchisee;
The sole fact that franchisor desires further penetration of the market;
The fact that the franchisee owns, has an investment in, participates in the management
of, or hold a franchise for the sale of another line/make of snowmobile, or that the
franchisee has established another line/make of snowmobiles in the same dealership
facilities as those of the franchisor, if the franchisee maintains a reasonable line of credit
for each line/make of snowmobile; or
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Refusal by the dealer to participate in any advertising campaign or contest or purchase any
promotional materials, display devices, or display decoration or materials which are at the
expense of the dealer.
SL 1994, ch 248, § 6.
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