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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 8. SPECIAL BUSINESS REGULATIONS [18400 - 22948.25]

  ( Division 8 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 44. )

CHAPTER 5.5. Franchise Relations [20000 - 20043]

  ( Chapter 5.5 added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1355, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 8. Venue of Disputes [20040.5- 20040.5.]
  ( Article 8 added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 1277, Sec. 1. )

20040.5.
  

A provision in a franchise agreement restricting venue to a forum outside this state is void with respect to any claim arising under or relating to a franchise agreement involving a franchise business operating within this state.

(Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 1277, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1995.)

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