Mississippi Code Title 63. Motor Vehicles & Traffic Regulations § 63-27-1. Definitions

As used in this chapter, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings ascribed herein unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

(a) “Aftermarket crash part” means a replacement for any of the nonmechanical sheet metal or plastic parts which generally constitute the exterior of a motor vehicle, including inner and outer panels.

(b) “Installer” means an individual who performs the work of replacing or repairing parts of a motor vehicle.

(c) “Insurer” includes an insurance company and any person authorized to represent the insurer with respect to a claim and who is acting within the scope of the person's authority.

(d) “Nonoriginal equipment manufacturer aftermarket crash part” means an aftermarket crash part made by any manufacturer other than the original vehicle manufacturer or his supplier.

(e) “Repair facility” means a motor vehicle dealer, garage, body shop or other commercial entity which undertakes the repair or replacement of those parts that generally constitute the exterior of a motor vehicle.

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