21 NCAC 22I .0113 LOCATION FOR PROVISION OF SERVICE
(a) Service after sale is a consumer's right and all licensees and registered apprentices shall furnish to each hearing aid purchaser, in writing, at least one business address within the State of North Carolina where service and fulfillment of guarantees can be obtained. This information shall be given to the purchaser by the time of delivery of the hearing aid(s).
(b) A post office box shall not suffice for the business address referred to in Paragraph (a) of this Rule and the address of any hearing aid manufacturer, distributor, or repair facility, located outside the State of North Carolina, shall not suffice for this required address. In addition, the address of any hearing aid manufacturer or repair facility within the State of North Carolina shall not suffice for the referenced address, unless the licensee or registered apprentice who is the seller of the hearing aid(s) is also the owner or an employee of such facility.
History Note: Authority G.S. 93D‑3(c);
Eff. April 23, 1976;
Amended Eff. May 1, 1988;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 6, 2016.