Nevada Trade Regulations and Practices

Sec. § 597.840
Unlawful retention of deposit for longer than agreed time; penalty.


A person shall not hold a deposit for the purchase of an item longer than the time specified in a contract between the purchaser and the seller if the purchaser is entitled to the return of the deposit.


A person who violates the provisions of subsection 1 shall be punished by a fine of not more than the amount of the deposit multiplied by the number of working days the deposit was retained after return was due.

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