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Actions relating to consumer goods
Civil Practice Law & Rules (CVP) CHAPTER 8, ARTICLE 5
§ 514. Actions relating to consumer goods. 1. For the purposes of this
section, "consumer goods" shall mean goods, wares, paid merchandise or
services purchased or paid for by a consumer, the intended use or
benefit of which is intended for the personal, family or household
purposes of such consumer.

2. In any contract involving the sale, lease or otherwise providing of
consumer goods, any portion of the contract or any clause which purports
to designate, restrict, or limit the venue in which a claim shall be
adjudicated or arbitrated shall be deemed void as against public policy.
Nothing in this section shall be deemed to affect the validity of any
other aspect of a contract.