MOTOR VEHICLE SERVICE AND REPAIR ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 300 of 1974
257.1309 Powers and duties of administrator; rules.
The administrator shall:
(a) Certify master and specialty mechanics and issue permits to mechanic trainees subject to this act.
(b) Register motor vehicle repair facilities subject to this act.
(c) Keep a complete register of motor vehicle repair facilities, which shall be open to public inspection at the office of the secretary of state.
(d) Keep an accurate listing by name and by certificate number of each specialty and master mechanic certified by the administrator at the office of the secretary of state.
(e) Engage in a public information program to inform the public of their rights and remedies under this act.
(f) Inform registered motor vehicle repair facilities at least annually of the rules promulgated pursuant to this act, of representative disciplinary hearings, orders, or judgments issued or obtained by the administrator, and suspensions or revocations of registrations or licenses. A motor vehicle repair facility shall inform the mechanics in its employ of these actions.
(g) Establish procedures for receiving complaints relating to alleged violations of this act or rules promulgated pursuant to this act.
(h) Establish and collect fees for certification examinations administered by the administrator.
(i) Promulgate rules pursuant to Act No. 306 of the Public Acts of 1969, as amended, being sections 24.201 to 24.315 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
The rules shall include but not be limited to:
(i) Definitions of unfair and deceptive practices.
(ii) Definitions of minor repair services.
(iii) Criteria for determining the competency of specialty and master mechanics, as a prerequisite to continued certification under this act.
(iv) Definition of repair categories for the certification of specialty and master mechanics.
(v) Other rules as are necessary to implement this act.
History: 1974, Act 300, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975
Am. 1976, Act 12, Imd. Eff. Feb. 20, 1976
Admin Rule: R 257.101 et seq. of the Michigan Administrative Code.
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