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Title XXXIX
COMMERCIAL RELATIONS
Chapter 686
SALES, DISTRIBUTION, AND FRANCHISE RELATIONSHIPS
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F.S. 686.403
686.403 Application of ss. 686.40-686.418.
(1) Any person who engages directly or indirectly in purposeful agreements or contracts within this state in connection with the sale or advertising for sale of new equipment and parts is subject to ss. 686.40-686.418 and to the jurisdiction of the courts of this state for violations of such sections in accordance with the provisions of the laws of this state.
(2) Sections 686.40-686.418 apply to all written or oral agreements between a manufacturer, distributor, or wholesaler with a dealer, including, but not limited to, the franchise offering; the franchise agreement; sales of goods, services, and advertising; leases or mortgages of real or personal property; promises to pay; security interests; pledges; insurance contracts; advertising contracts; construction or installation contracts; servicing contracts; and all other such agreements in which the manufacturer, distributor, or wholesaler has any direct or indirect interest.
(3) Sections 686.40-686.418 apply to all contracts entered into, renewed, or amended after July 1, 2004.
History.ss. 4, 9, 17, ch. 84-217; s. 4, ch. 2004-257.