As used in this chapter:
(1) "Automatic renewal provision" means a provision under which a service contract is renewed for one or more specified periods if:
(a) the renewal causes the service contract to be in effect more than six months after the day of the initiation of the service contract; and
(b) the renewal is effective unless the consumer gives notice to the seller of the consumer's intention to terminate the service contract.
(2) "Business consumer" means a person engaged in business if the person enters into a service contract as part of the person's business activities.
(a) "Consumer" means a person receiving service, maintenance, or repair under a service contract.
(b) "Consumer" includes a representative of an association subject to:
(i) Title 57, Chapter 8, Condominium Ownership Act; or
(ii) Title 57, Chapter 8a, Community Association Act.
(4) "Seller" means a person providing service, maintenance, or repair under a service contract.
(a) "Service contract" means a contract for service, maintenance, or repair:
(i) in connection with real property; or
(ii) that provides a benefit to the real property.
(b) "Service contract" does not include a contract affecting any right, title, estate, or interest in real property, including:
(i) a fee title interest;
(ii) a leasehold interest;
(iii) an option contract relating to real property;
(iv) a real estate purchase contract;
(v) an easement; or
(vi) any other real property interest governed by Title 57, Real Estate.
Amended by Chapter 262, 2011 General Session 2011