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    Subdivision 1. Definitions. (a) For purposes of this section, the terms defined in this
subdivision have the meanings given them.
(b) "Credit" means the right granted to a borrower to defer payment of a debt, to incur debt
and defer its payment, or to purchase property or services and defer payment. Credit does not
include an overdraft from a person's deposit account, whether through a check, ATM withdrawal,
debit card, or otherwise, that is not pursuant to a written agreement to pay overdrafts with the
right to defer payment of them.
(c) "Creditor" means a person or entity doing business in this state.
(d) "Guardian" means a guardian as defined under section 524.5-102, subdivision 5.
(e) "Minor" means an individual under the age of 18 years.
(f) "Parent" means a person who has legal and physical custody of a child.
    Subd. 2. Prohibition on offering credit to minors. No creditor shall knowingly offer or
provide credit to a minor except at the request of the parent or guardian of the minor, until the
minor reaches the age of 18 years.
History: 2006 c 233 s 9

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