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Whenever the Attorney General has reason to believe that any person is engaging, has engaged, or is about to engage in any act or practice declared unlawful by this part, the Attorney General shall, upon written request or by his or her own initiative, investigate and, upon finding a probable violation of this part, bring an action in the name of the state against such person to:
(1) Obtain a declaratory judgment that the act or practice violates the provisions of this part;
(2) Enjoin any act or practice that violates the provisions of this part by issuance of a temporary restraining order or preliminary or permanent injunction, without bond, upon the giving of appropriate notice; and
(3) Recover civil penalties of up to $10,000.00 per violation of this part or any injunction, judgment, or consent order issued or entered into under the provisions of this chapter and reasonable expenses, investigative costs, and attorney's fees.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Georgia Code Title 10. Commerce and Trade § 10-1-439.3 - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ga/title-10-commerce-and-trade/ga-code-sect-10-1-439-3/
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