Maine Revised Statutes

§4661. Definitions

As used in this subchapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following words shall have the following meanings. [1977, c. 696, §250 (NEW).]

1. Consumer.  "Consumer" means any person who purchases or contracts for the purchase of merchandise for any purpose, except resale in the ordinary course of trade or business.
[ 1969, c. 395, (NEW) .]
2. Merchandise.  "Merchandise" includes any objects, wares, goods, commodities, intangibles or services.
[ 1969, c. 395, (NEW) .]
2-A. Permanent place of business.  "Permanent place of business" means the building or other permanently affixed structure, including a home residence, which is used in whole or in part for the purpose of engaging in sales of consumer merchandise.
[ 1987, c. 202, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Person.  "Person" includes any individual, firm, copartnership, association, society, club, corporation, estate, trust and any agent, employee, salesman, partner, officer, director, member, stockholder or trustee thereof.
[ 1969, c. 395, (NEW) .]
4. Sale.  "Sale" includes any sale, transfer, exchange or barter, offer for sale or attempt to sell any merchandise for cash or on credit.
[ 1969, c. 395, (NEW) .]
1969, c. 395, (NEW). 1977, c. 696, §250 (AMD). 1987, c. 202, §1 (AMD).