MCL - Section 257.1326

Act 300 of 1974

257.1326 Public or private investigation by administrator; additional powers of administrator.

Sec. 26.

    (1) The administrator shall on his own initiative or in response to complaints, make reasonable and necessary public or private investigations within or outside of this state and gather evidence against a person who violated or is about to violate this act or a rule or order hereunder.
    (2) The administrator may:
    (a) Require or permit a person to file a statement in writing or otherwise as the administrator determines as to all the facts and circumstances concerning the matter to be investigated.
    (b) Mediate disputes between parties arising from violations of this act or an administrative rule.
    (c) Develop conditions of probation or operation for the facility or mechanic mutually agreed upon and signed by the facility or the mechanic and the administrator instead of further disciplinary proceedings.
    (d) On his own initiative, conduct spot check investigations of motor vehicle repair facilities registered or required to be registered throughout the state on a continuous basis to determine whether or not the facility is in compliance with this act and rules promulgated hereunder. The administrator may not alter the odometer on a vehicle employed in such investigations or deliberately misrepresent the condition of the vehicle.
    (e) Conduct mechanical and diagnostic examinations of vehicles when there are reasonable grounds to believe that an unlawful act or practice was used to produce the repair or to make the repair.

History: 1974, Act 300, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975 ;-- Am. 1976, Act 12, Imd. Eff. Feb. 20, 1976