Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act

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Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act

Legislation in the United States, passed in 1975, that gave the Federal Trade Commission the authority to enforce warranties on consumer goods. The Act does not require goods to carry warranties, but rather states that companies must honor the warranties that they issue.
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[sections] 10(a)(2) and the Magnuson-Moss Act regulations, 15 C.F.R.
Ellis (1982), "The Readability of Warranties: Did They Improve After the Magnuson-Moss Act and Are They More Complex Than Other Product Related Communications," unpublished working paper, Oklahoma State University, College of Business Administration, Stillwater.
Express warranties have been extensively studied by scholars since the passage of the Magnuson-Moss Act (Kelley 1986).