4517.64 Duties fo franchisor.

(A) No franchisor shall do any of the following:

(1) Fail to obey a requirement or order made by the motor vehicle dealers board, or the order of any court upon application of the board;

(2) Fail to perform a duty imposed upon it by sections 4517.50 to 4517.65 of the Revised Code or do any act prohibited by those sections.

(B) No franchisee or prospective transferee shall fail to perform a duty imposed upon it by sections 4517.50 to 4517.65 of the Revised Code or do any act prohibited by those sections.

(C) Whoever violates division (A) or (B) of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.

Effective Date: 01-01-2004