Trade Regulation

ORS 646A.120
Definitions for ORS 646A.120 to 646A.134

As used in ORS 646A.120 (Definitions for ORS 646A.120 to 646A.134) to 646A.134 (Disclosures required in advertisement for lease-purchase agreements):


“Advertisement” means a commercial message in any medium that aids, promotes or assists, directly or indirectly, a lease-purchase agreement.


“Cash price” means the price at which the lessor would have sold the property to the consumer for cash on the date of the lease-purchase agreement.


“Consumer” means an individual who rents personal property under a lease-purchase agreement to be used primarily for personal, family or household purposes.


“Consummation” means the time a consumer becomes contractually obligated on a lease-purchase agreement.


“Lease-purchase agreement” means an agreement for the use of personal property by an individual for personal, family or household purposes, for an initial period of four months or less, that is automatically renewable with each payment after the initial period, but does not obligate or require the consumer to continue leasing or using the property beyond the initial period, and that permits the consumer to become the owner of the property.


“Lessor” means a person who regularly provides the use of property through lease-purchase agreements and to whom lease payments are initially payable on the face of the lease-purchase agreement. [Formerly 646.245]
§§ 646A.600 to 646A.628

Law Review Citations

52 WLR 451 (2016)

§§ 646A.400 to 646A.418

(formerly 646.315 to 646.375)

Notes of Decisions

Where purchaser fails to provide notice of condition requiring repair, presumption does not arise that repair time exceeding 30 business days demonstrates inability of manufacturer to conform vehicle. Pavel v. Winnebago Industries, Inc., 127 Or App 16, 870 P2d 856 (1994)

Repair time exceeding 30 business days as evidence of inability to conform vehicle applies only to presently existing defect. Pavel v. Winnebago Industries, Inc., 127 Or App 16, 870 P2d 856 (1994)

Law Review Citations

19 WLR 329 (1983)


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Jun. 26, 2021