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Alaska Statutes Title 8. Business and Professions § 08.18.152. Prohibited acts for home inspectors

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An individual registered under this chapter as a home inspector or associate home inspector may not

(1) perform or offer to perform, for an additional fee, repairs to a subject property on which the home inspector or the home inspector's company has prepared a home inspection report in the past 12 months;

(2) inspect for a fee any property in which the home inspector or the home inspector's company has a financial interest or an interest in the transfer of the property;

(3) offer or deliver compensation, an inducement, or a reward to the owner of the inspected property, the broker, or the agent, for the referral of business to the home inspector or the home inspector's company;

(4) without the written consent of the home inspection client or the client's legal representative, disclose information from a home inspection report prepared by the home inspector or the home inspector's company unless the disclosure is made

(A) to a subsequent client who requests a home inspection of the same premises;  or

(B) by the home inspector in an administrative or judicial proceeding in which disclosure of the home inspection report is relevant to resolution of the legal issues in the proceeding;

(5) without the written consent of all interested parties, accept compensation from more than one interested party for the same home inspection services;

(6) accept from a person who has other dealings with a home inspection client a commission or allowance, directly or indirectly, for work for which the home inspector or the home inspector's company is responsible;

(7) accept an engagement to make an inspection or to prepare a report in which the employment itself or the fee payable for the inspection is contingent upon the conclusions in the report, preestablished findings, or the close of escrow.

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