480-3.1 Civil penalty. Any person, firm, company, association, or corporation violating any of the provisions of section 480-2 shall be fined a sum of not less than $500 nor more than $10,000 for each violation, which sum shall be collected in a civil action brought by the attorney general or the director of the office of consumer protection on behalf of the State. The penalties provided in this section are cumulative to the remedies or penalties available under all other laws of this State. Each day that a violation of section 480-2 occurs shall be a separate violation. [L 1968, c 10, 2; am L 1975, c 92, 1 and c 156, 1; am L 1986, c 9, 1]

 

Case Notes

 

Divestiture is not available remedy in private action. 518 F.2d 913.

Upon determination that person, while acting on behalf of corporation owned and operated by that person, violated 480-2, court must order person and corporation to each bear separate liability for separate civil fines rather than imposing joint and several liability for one civil fine. 9 H. App. 106, 826 P.2d 879.

Discussed: 907 F. Supp. 2d 1188 (2012).

 

 

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