(1) Damages payable by either party for default, or any other act or omission, including
indemnity for loss or diminution of anticipated tax benefits or loss or damage to
lessor's residual interest, may be liquidated in the lease agreement but only at an
amount or by a formula that is reasonable in light of the then anticipated harm caused
by the default or other act or omission.
(2) If the lease agreement provides for liquidation of damages, and such provision
does not comply with subsection (1), or such provision is an exclusive or limited
remedy that circumstances cause to fail of its essential purpose, remedy may be had
as provided in this article.
(3) If the lessor justifiably withholds or stops delivery of goods because of the
lessee's default or insolvency (KRS 355.2A-525 or 355.2A-526), the lessee is entitled to restitution of any amount by which the sum of his payments
(a) The amount to which the lessor is entitled by virtue of terms liquidating the
lessor's damages in accordance with subsection (1); or
(b) In the absence of those terms, twenty percent (20%) of the then present value
of the total rent the lessee was obligated to pay for the balance of the lease term,
or, in the case of a consumer lease, the lesser of such amount or five hundred dollars
(4) A lessee's right to restitution under subsection (3) is subject to offset to
the extent the lessor establishes:
(a) A right to recover damages under the provisions of this article other than subsection
(b) The amount or value of any benefits received by the lessee directly or indirectly
by reason of the lease contract.
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