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  4. Article 26: Miscellaneous


Section 396-X Gasoline stations; air pumps required

General Business (GBS)

1. Definition. As used in this section: "dealer" shall mean any person owning or operating a premise or facility with four or more gas dispensing nozzles for the retail sale of motor fuels for use in motor vehicles.

  2. Any dealer must provide on the premises where motor fuel is sold at retail for use in motor vehicles a functioning motor driven air compressor capable of inflating automobile tires for use by customers during hours in which such station is open for business.

  3. Wilful failure to comply with the provisions of this section shall subject a dealer to a civil penalty of up to twenty-five dollars for each day such failure occurs. If the failure to comply results from the breakdown of the air compressor, the failure to repair within a reasonable time shall constitute wilful conduct.

  * NB There are 2 § 396-x's