Maine Revised Statutes

§1179. Franchise interest, vested rights

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, it shall be unlawful for the manufacturer, wholesaler, distributor or franchisor without due cause, to fail to renew a franchise on terms then equally available to all its motor vehicle dealers, to terminate a franchise or to restrict the transfer of a franchise unless the franchisee shall receive fair and reasonable compensation for the value of the business. [1975, c. 573, (NEW).]

1975, c. 573, (NEW).