Maine Revised Statutes

§4156. Responsibilities of purchaser

To obtain the remedies provided in section 4155, the purchaser has the following responsibilities with respect to an animal with a health problem. [1995, c. 589, §1 (NEW).]

1. Veterinary diagnosis.  The purchaser must notify the seller, within 2 business days, of the diagnosis by a veterinarian of a health problem and provide the seller with the name and telephone number of the veterinarian and a copy of the veterinarian report on the animal.
[ 2007, c. 702, §28 (AMD) .]
2. Refund.  If the purchaser wishes to receive a full refund for the animal, the purchaser must return the animal no later than 2 business days after receipt of a written statement from a veterinarian indicating that the animal is unfit due to a health problem. With respect to a dead animal, the purchaser must provide the seller with a written statement from a veterinarian indicating that the animal died from a health problem that existed on or before the receipt of the animal by the purchaser.
[ 2007, c. 702, §29 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1995, c. 589, §1 (NEW). 2007, c. 702, §§28, 29 (AMD).