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Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter60 > 60-1422

60-1422. Franchise; hearing; approval.No franchisor shall enter into any franchise for the purpose of establishingan additional motor vehicle, combination motor vehicle and trailer, motorcycle,or trailer dealership or warranty repair service facility, in any communityin which the same line-make is then represented, unless the franchisor hasfirst established in a hearing held under theMotor Vehicle Industry Regulation Act that there is good causefor such additional motor vehicle, combination motor vehicle and trailer,motorcycle, or trailer dealership under such franchise, or warranty repairservice facility, and that it is in the public interest. SourceLaws 1971, LB 768, § 22; Laws 2003, LB 182, § 2; Laws 2010, LB816, § 74.AnnotationsIn an application for the establishment of a new motor vehicle franchise, the franchisor has the burden of establishing the existence of good cause for establishing the dealership and that such dealership is in the public interest. In re Application of General Motors Corp., 232 Neb. 11, 439 N.W.2d 453 (1989).