486N-1 Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

"Business day" means any calendar day on which the health club is open for inspection and use by the buyer, except Saturdays, Sundays, and state or federal holidays.

"Buyer" means a natural person who enters into a health club contract.

"Contract price" means the price for the purchase of a membership in a health club or for services offered by a health club or for use of the facilities of a health club. Contract price does not include the cost of financing or late charges or penalties.

"Department" means the department of commerce and consumer affairs.

"Director" means the director of commerce and consumer affairs.

"Health club" means any person operating a business organized for profit, offering facilities or services for the maintenance or development of physical fitness or well-being through physical exercise. Each location at which the facilities or services are offered shall be deemed a separate health club.

"Health club contract" means a contract for membership in a health club, or for services offered by a health club, or for use of facilities of a health club, for a period longer than seven days.

"Social and recreational facilities" means those portions of the facilities of a health club devoted primarily to dining and entertaining. [L 1984, c 161, pt of 1; am L 1989, c 202, 2]

 

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