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16-1407.Notice of termination; right to cure; approval of transfer of retailer's business. (a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, a supplier shall provide a retailer at least 90 days' prior notice of termination, cancellation, or nonrenewal of the contract. The notice shall state all reasons constituting good cause for termination, cancellation or nonrenewal and shall provide that the dealer has 60 days in which to cure any claimed deficiency. If the deficiency is rectified within 60 days, the notice shall be void. The notice and right to cure provisions under this section shall not apply if the reason for termination, cancellation or nonrenewal is for any reason set forth in subsections (a) through (h) of K.S.A. 16-1406.

(b) In the event that a supplier of lawn and garden equipment has contractual authority to approve or deny a request by a retailer to sell or transfer any portion of the retailer's business ownership to another party or to enter into an agreement to operate the dealership with another party, the supplier shall approve or deny the request within 90 days of receiving such a request. If the supplier has neither denied nor approved the request within 90 days, the request shall be deemed approved. The retailer's request shall include the reasonable financial information, personal background, character references and work histories as required by the supplier to render such a determination. In the event the supplier denies the request, the supplier shall provide the retailer with a written notice of its determination with the stated reasons for the denial.

History: L. 1992, ch. 40, § 7; L. 1998, ch. 79, § 4; July 1.



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2017. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2017-10-02T13:35:30. Head Rev No: 272239