Motor Vehicle Franchise

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Application
The Motor Vehicle Franchise Act was intended to have prospective application only. Decision: 4 N.J.A.R. 346
Where there is no evidence of any agreement to open a dealership before the effective date of the Motor Vehicle Franchise Act, that act applies. Decision: 4 N.J.A.R. 385
The standards set forth in the Motor Vehicle Franchise Act which are to be considered in re- viewing a franchise application are not exclusive. Decision: 4 N.J.A.R. 385
Dealer Stability
Where the establishment of a new motor vehicle dealership would have no effect upon the provision of service to purchasers of the manufacturer's products but would have a significant and adverse effect upon the stability of an existing dealership, the new dealership should be precluded from opening. Decision: 4 N.J.A.R. 385
Where establishment of a new dealership would have a detrimental effect on the provision of stable, adequate and reliable service in a defined market area, the new dealership should not be permitted to open. Decision: 5 N.J.A.R. 481