Maine Revised Statutes

§4157. Rights of seller

1. Refusal to sell.  A seller may refuse to sell an animal to a potential purchaser who appears not to accept or understand the provisions of this chapter.
[ 2007, c. 702, §30 (AMD) .]
2. Exemption from purchaser remedies.  A refund, replacement or reimbursement of veterinary fees is not required if any one or more of the following conditions are met.
A. The health problem or death of the animal resulted from maltreatment, neglect or a disease contracted while in the possession of the purchaser or from an injury sustained subsequent to receipt of the animal by the purchaser. [1995, c. 589, §1 (NEW).]
B. A disclosure statement was provided to the purchaser pursuant to section 4152 that disclosed the health problem for which the purchaser seeks to return the animal. [1995, c. 589, §1 (NEW).]
C. The health problem is a hereditary or congenital one covered by section 4152. [1995, c. 589, §1 (NEW).]
D. [2007, c. 439, §33 (RP).]
[ 2007, c. 439, §33 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1995, c. 589, §1 (NEW). 2007, c. 439, §33 (AMD). 2007, c. 702, §30 (AMD).