(a) Regulations authorized
(1) In general
The Bureau shall prescribe regulations to update and clarify the requirements and definitions applicable to lease disclosures and contracts, and any other issues specifically related to consumer leasing, to the extent that the Bureau determines such action to be necessary--
(A) to carry out this part;
(B) to prevent any circumvention of this part; or
(C) to facilitate compliance with the requirements of the 1 part.
(2) Classifications, adjustments
Any regulations prescribed under paragraph (1) may contain classifications and differentiations, and may provide for adjustments and exceptions for any class of transactions, as the Bureau considers appropriate.
(b) Model disclosure
The Bureau shall establish and publish model disclosure forms to facilitate compliance with the disclosure requirements of this part and to aid the consumer in understanding the transaction to which the subject disclosure form relates.
(2) Use of automated equipment
In establishing model forms under this subsection, the Bureau shall consider the use by lessors of data processing or similar automated equipment.
(3) Use optional
A lessor may utilize a model disclosure form established by the Bureau under this subsection for purposes of compliance with this part, at the discretion of the lessor.
(4) Effect of use
Any lessor who properly uses the material aspects of any model disclosure form established by the Bureau under this subsection shall be deemed to be in compliance with the disclosure requirements to which the form relates.
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