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DIVISION 10. CALIFORNIA DEFERRED DEPOSIT TRANSACTION LAW [23000 - 23106]

  ( Division 10 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 777, Sec. 10. )

CHAPTER 3. Enforcement [23045 - 23106]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 777, Sec. 10. )

ARTICLE 2. Penalties for Misconduct [23060 - 23063]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 777, Sec. 10. )

23060.
  

(a) If any amount other than, or in excess of, the charges or fees permitted by this division is willfully charged, contracted for, or received, a deferred deposit transaction contract shall be void, and no person shall have any right to collect or receive the principal amount provided in the deferred deposit transaction, any charges, or fees in connection with the transaction.

(b) If any provision of this division is willfully violated in the making or collection of a deferred deposit transaction, the deferred deposit transaction contract shall be void, and no person shall have any right to collect or receive any amount provided in the deferred deposit transaction, any charges, or fees in connection with the transaction.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 777, Sec. 10. Effective January 1, 2003. Section operative on December 31, 2004, or sooner, pursuant to Section 23104.)

23061.
  

(a) If any amount other than, or in excess of, the charges permitted by this division is charged, contracted for, or received in connection with a deferred deposit transaction, for any reason other than a willful act of the licensee, the licensee shall forfeit all charges and fees on the deferred deposit transaction and may collect or receive only the principal amount of the transaction.

(b) Subdivision (a) shall not apply to an error in computation if (1) the licensee shows by a preponderance of evidence that the violation was not intentional and resulted from a bona fide error, notwithstanding the maintenance of procedures reasonably adapted to avoid that error, and (2) within 60 days of discovering the error the licensee notifies the customer of the error and makes whatever adjustments in the account are necessary to correct the error.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 777, Sec. 10. Effective January 1, 2003. Section operative on December 31, 2004, or sooner, pursuant to Section 23104.)

23062.
  

(a) If any provision of this division is violated in the making or collection of a deferred deposit transaction, for any reason other than a willful act of the licensee, the licensee shall forfeit all charges and fees on the deferred deposit and may collect or receive only the principal amount.

(b) Subdivision (a) shall not apply to a violation if (1) the licensee shows by a preponderance of evidence that the violation was not intentional and resulted from a bona fide error notwithstanding the maintenance of procedures reasonably adapted to avoid any such error, and (2) within 30 days of discovering the error the licensee notified the customer of the error and rectified the error by making the appropriate changes in the documents or account and by taking other action necessary to correct the error.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 777, Sec. 10. Effective January 1, 2003. Section operative on December 31, 2004, or sooner, pursuant to Section 23104.)

23063.
  

No provision imposing liability under this division, including the provisions of subdivision (a) of Section 23061 and subdivision (a) of Section 23062, shall apply to any act done or omitted in good faith in conformity with any written general rule, regulation, or specific ruling of the commissioner, notwithstanding that after the act or omission has occurred, the written general rule, regulation, or specific ruling is amended, rescinded, or determined by judicial or other authority to be invalid for any reason.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 777, Sec. 10. Effective January 1, 2003. Section operative on December 31, 2004, or sooner, pursuant to Section 23104.)

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