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Section 1351.03 | Provisions prohibited in lease-purchase agreement.


(A) A lease-purchase agreement shall not contain a provision that requires a lessee to do any of the following:

(1) Execute a warrant of attorney to confess judgment;

(2) Authorize the lessor or an agent of the lessor to commit a breach of the peace in the repossession of property that is the subject of the lease-purchase agreement;

(3) Waive a defense, counterclaim, or any right the lessee has against the lessor or an agent of the lessor.

(B) No lease-purchase agreement shall provide that mere failure to return property constitutes probable cause for a criminal action.

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