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Connecticut General Statutes Title 47. Land and Land Titles § 47-121. Implied warranty with certificate of occupancy

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Subject to the provisions of section 29-265, the issuance by the building department of any municipality of a certificate of occupancy for any newly constructed single-family dwelling shall carry an implied warranty to the purchaser of such dwelling from the vendor who constructed it that such vendor has complied with the building code or the customary application and interpretation of the building code of such municipality.  No action shall be brought on such implied warranty but within three years next from the date of the issuance of such certificate of occupancy.

As used in this act:

Consumer contract” means a written agreement in which an individual:

a. Leases or licenses real or personal property;

b. Obtains credit;

c. Obtains insurance coverage, except insurance coverage contained in policies subject to the “Life and Health Insurance Policy Language Simplification Act,P.L.1979, c. 167 (C.17B:17-17 et seq.);

d. Borrows money;

e. Purchases real or personal property;

f. Contracts for services including professional services;

g. Enters into a service contract, as defined in section 1 of P.L.2013, c. 197 (C.56:12-87), for cash or on credit and the money, property or services are obtained for personal, family or household purposes.  “Consumer contract” includes writings required to complete the consumer transaction.  “Consumer contract” does not include a written agreement involving a transaction in securities with a broker-dealer registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or a transaction in commodities with a futures commission merchant registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

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